Entry #699: Same-sex adoption in Minnesota

Original entry by imullin01 imullin01 ()

RegionMinnesota
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusLegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionJoint adoption is not explicitly prohibited, though no formal law states it is legal, and no state court has ruled on the issue. Second parent adoption by a same-sex partner is not explicitly prohibited by state law, and several lower courts in Hennepin and Atkins counties have allowed second parent adoptions to take place.
Sourceshttp://www.hrc.org/laws-and-legislation/entry/minnesota-adoption-law www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/minnesota Minnesota §259.22


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NoteJoint adoption is not explicitly prohibited, though no formal law states it is legal, and no state court has ruled on the issue. Second parent adoption by a same-sex partner is not explicitly prohibited by state law, and several lower courts in Hennepin and Atkins counties have allowed second parent adoptions to take place.Joint adoption is not explicitly prohibited, though no formal law states it is legal, and no state court has ruled on the issue. Second parent adoption by a same-sex partner is not explicitly prohibited by state law, and several courts have allowed second parent adoptions to take place.
Sourceshttp://www.hrc.org/laws-and-legislation/entry/minnesota-adoption-law www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/minnesota Minnesota §259.22http://www.hrc.org/laws-and-legislation/entry/minnesota-adoption-law