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Lesbian Mother Can Seek Parental Rights

Nov 3, 2005
The Washington Supreme Court has granted a woman the opportunity to seek parental rights with a child she helped raise with her former partner. Read More »
 

Appeals Court Allows Lesbian Mother To Seek Parental Rights

May 4, 2004
The American Civil Liberties Union today praised the Washington Court of Appeals for allowing a nonbiological mother the right to seek parental rights and visitation with her daughter after the mother's relationship with the biological mother ended. Read More »
 

ACLU Urges Court to Recognize Parental Rights of Lesbian Mother

Oct 3, 2003
The American Civil Liberties Union today urged the Washington Court of Appeals to recognize the parental rights of a lesbian mother who has separated from the biological mother of her daughter. Read More »
 

L.B., In re Parentage of (Nonbiological Parental Rights)

The ACLU filed a brief in support of a woman’s effort to gain parental rights over a child she helped raise with her partner, the child’s biological mother. In 2005, the Washington Supreme Court ruled the woman has the right to argue that she is a de facto parent to the child. Read More »