The Nebraska Supreme Court recently issued a decision regarding the attempted adoption of a child by the mother’s domestic partner. Attorney Mary Alice McKeen compares that decision with the common Alaska practice of unmarried or gay couples being allowed adopt their partner’s child. Related Link: Nebraska Supreme Court re: Adoption of Luke
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