equitable adoption

/Tag:equitable adoption

INTENT TO ADOPT IS NOT THE SAME AS ADOPTION

  A same-sex partner, Jenny, filed a petition for visitation. The child was the child of her former partner. The parties had acted as co-parents of the child for approximately seven years.  Their romantic relationship ended two years after the child’s birth.  They continued to act as co-parents. Jenny claimed that she continued to maintain [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Adoption|0 Comments

HOW DO YOU PROVE AN EQUITABLE ADOPTION? THERE WAS NO ACTUAL ADOPTION.

  Father filed in parentage court.  He wanted custody, visitation, and child support from Mother.  He said that he had adopted his former fiancee’s daughter, when he and fiancée were together.   She had adopted the orphan child from Slovakia. Father could not adopt then, as the parties were not married and he was not a [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Adoption, Paternity|0 Comments