Parentage Case Update: Can a Child Have Two Mothers?
Publication Date: December 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Paula Roberts
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
Modern technology makes it possible for a child to have two mothers. Should the law recognize this? This memo analyzes three recent California cases that use traditional laws and methods of analysis to find that the law should.The cases may be useful to other jurisdictions trying to decide how to approach such situations.