Entry #240: Same-sex adoption in Kentucky

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionKentucky
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusSingle only
Start DateSep 12, 2008
End Datenow
DescriptionKentucky law permits married (heterosexual) couples and single people to adopt. KY Revised Statutes §199.470. Second-parent adoption had been permitted, but is not now considered unlawful following the appellate court ruling in S.J.L.S. v. T.L.S., 265 S.W.3.d 804 (Ky. App. 2008).
Sourceshttp://opinions.kycourts.net/coa/2006-CA-001730.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/kentucky Kentucky §199.470


3 Revisions

3. Revision #303 ( by imullin01)
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Sourceshttp://opinions.kycourts.net/coa/2006-CA-001730.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/kentucky Kentucky §199.470http://opinions.kycourts.net/coa/2006-CA-001730.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdf
2. Revision #302 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueSingle onlyMarried couples only
NoteKentucky law permits married (heterosexual) couples and single people to adopt. KY Revised Statutes §199.470. Second-parent adoption had been permitted, but is not now considered unlawful following the appellate court ruling in S.J.L.S. v. T.L.S., 265 S.W.3.d 804 (Ky. App. 2008).Kentucky law permits married (heterosexual) couples and single people to adopt. Although there is not specific reference to same-sex adoption in Kentucky statutes, Kentucky's adoption laws have been interpreted by the courts to determine that same-sex co
1. Revision #291 ( by imullin01)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
ValueMarried couples only
Value Specialambiguous
NoteKentucky law permits married (heterosexual) couples and single people to adopt. Although there is not specific reference to same-sex adoption in Kentucky statutes, Kentucky's adoption laws have been interpreted by the courts to determine that same-sex coKentucky law permits married (heterosexual) couples and single people to adopt. Although there is not specific reference to same-sex adoption in Kentucky statutes, Kentucky\'s adoption laws have been interpreted by the courts to determine that same-sex co
Sourceshttp://opinions.kycourts.net/coa/2006-CA-001730.pdf http://www.lifelongadoptions.com/lgbt-adoption-resources/lgbt-adoption-laws/louisiana https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/aclu_map3_0.pdfhttp://opinions.kycourts.net/coa/2006-CA-001730.pdf