Adoption of M.A. and R.A.
The Maine Law Court issued a unanimous decision on August 30, 2007 lifting the bar on unmarried couples adopting children.
As a result of the ruling, plaintiffs Ann Courtney and Marilyn Kirby were finally able to adopt “M” and “R,” their foster children of six years.
New Maine Confirmatory Adoption Law Increases Security for LGBTQ+ FamiliesRead More
The new law provides key protections for LGBTQ+ families that reflect Maine’s longstanding commitment to protecting all children.
LGBTQ and Fertility Care Advocates Praise Signing of Fertility Coverage BillRead More
Maine’s new law requires private insurers to cover fertility care, removing cost barriers for people who want to build their families.
Maine’s new law will require private health insurance policies to cover fertility care. This new law will drastically improve access to fertility care for all Mainers.
LD 1539 will for the first time require private insurers in Maine to cover fertility care
Making Change Outside the CourtsRead More
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