Entry #1747: Same-sex adoption in Louisiana

Original entry by imullin01 imullin01 ()

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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1. Revision #304 ( by imullin01)
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NoteIndividuals and married couples jointly may petition for adoption per La. CHC 1198, 1202. Second-parent adoption is not legal.Single, LGBT identified individuals are permitted to adopt, and there are no laws explicitly outlawing joint or second parent adoption.
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/louisianahttp://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf