Entry #1748: Same-sex adoption in Alabama

Original entry by imullin01 imullin01 ()

RegionAlabama
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusSingle only
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionSingle Parent Adoption: married individuals wishing to adopt must be in a male-female marriage. An LGBT individual may adoption if they are unmarried. See Alabama State Statute § 26-10A-5. Joint Adoption: Illegal for same-sex couples. Second Parent Adoption: No legal under hostile Alabama case law regarding same-sex, second parent adoption. See Ex parte J.M.F., 730 So.2d 1190(Ala. 1998)
Sourceshttp://www.hrc.org/states/alabama www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/alabama Alabama § 26-10A-5 Ex PArte J.M.F., 730 So.2d 1190(Ala. 1998)


1 Revisions

1. Revision #295 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
ValueSingle onlyIllegal
NoteSingle Parent Adoption: married individuals wishing to adopt must be in a male-female marriage. An LGBT individual may adoption if they are unmarried. See Alabama State Statute § 26-10A-5. Joint Adoption: Illegal for same-sex couples. Second Parent Adoption: No legal under hostile Alabama case law regarding same-sex, second parent adoption. See Ex parte J.M.F., 730 So.2d 1190(Ala. 1998)Same-sex joint and second parent adoption are not permitted in Alabama.
Sourceshttp://www.hrc.org/states/alabama www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/alabama Alabama § 26-10A-5 Ex PArte J.M.F., 730 So.2d 1190(Ala. 1998)http://www.hrc.org/states/alabama