Why Registered Domestic Partners/Same Sex Spouses Still Need Adoptions or Court Orders of Parentage

By Diane M. Goodman

In December 2008 Newsweek published an article about the Miller-Jenkins custody case. Lisa Miller and her partner, Janet Jenkins entered into a civil union in Vermony in 2000. Civil unions in Vermont are similar to California’s Registered Domestic Partner laws. After their civil union, Lisa carried a child created with . . . → Read More: Why Registered Domestic Partners/Same Sex Spouses Still Need Adoptions or Court Orders of Parentage