Entry #1762: Same-sex adoption in Indiana

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RegionIndiana
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusLegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAny individual or couple may petition for adoption per §31-19-2. Second-parent adoption has been legalized via case law in two separate cases. Adoption of K.S.P., 804 N.E.2d 1253 (Ind.Ct. Appl. 2004) approved second-parent adoption by partners of biological parents. Adoption of M.M.G.C., 785 N.E.2d 267 (Ind. Ct. Appl. 2003) approved second-parent adoption by partners of adoptive parents.
Sourceswww.lambdalegal.org/states-region/indiana Indiana §31-19-2
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