Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, August 26, 2019

Canadian Sperm Donor's Name Taken Off Birth Certificate

From CBC News:

The name of a sperm donor will be removed from his child's birth certificate following a recent Quebec Court of Appeals decision, which has reignited calls for the province to legally recognize families with more than two parents.

In the case of Family X, the sperm donor to a lesbian couple sought to have his name included on the birth certificate after the couple split and the non-biological parent transitioned from female to male.

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