Entry #1747: Same-sex adoption in Louisiana

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RegionLouisiana
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusLegal
Start Date1982
End Datenow
DescriptionIndividuals and married couples jointly may petition for adoption per La. CHC 1198, 1202. Second-parent adoption is not legal.
Sourceshttp://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf La. CHC 1198, 1202 www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/louisiana


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NoteSingle, LGBT identified individuals are permitted to adopt, and there are no laws explicitly outlawing joint or second parent adoption.Individuals and married couples jointly may petition for adoption per La. CHC 1198, 1202. Second-parent adoption is not legal.
Sourceshttp://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdfhttp://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf La. CHC 1198, 1202 www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/louisiana

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