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NONBIOLOGICAL LESBIAN PARENT DOES HAVE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP

A same-sex married couple is divorced.   One of the couple, Dee, gave birth to a baby girl.  She was conceived through artificial insemination. Seven months later, the parties separated.  Dee filed a petition for dissolution.   She filed a petition to stop Ashlie (the other of the couple) from having a relationship with the child. The [...]

WHAT IF DNA PROVES THAT I AM NOT THE FATHER?

A case had been brought by DCFS against the mother and the man (‘PF’ for Presumed Father) who called himself the father of one (A.A.) of four children.  PF was mother’s live-in boyfriend. PF had signed a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity, VAP.  He listed himself as the father on the child’s birth certificate.  He is [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|DCFS-related, The Best Interests of the Child|0 Comments

EIGHT YEAR OLD DAUGHTER, SAY HELLO TO YOUR REAL FATHER

This case went to the Illinois Supreme Court. Mom assumed that the child was hers and the man she soon married (Jason). Jason signed a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity. Jason also signed the birth certificate. Some years later, mom and Jason divorced. Mom had sole custody. Jason had rights of visitation. Jason paid child support. [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Custody, The Best Interests of the Child|0 Comments