Statutory Parenthood for Same-Sex PartnersBy Professor Jeffrey A. ParnessDecember 2011Column, Page 636The Illinois Parentage Act should be amended to make it easier for same-sex partners to establish their parenthood.
Supreme court to rule on putative father registryBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2006LawPulse, Page 398Some say the registry protects adoptive parents and children from belated, unwelcome interest by a biological dad. Others say it unfairly cuts a birth father out of his child's life.
All in the (nontraditional) familyBy Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2004LawPulse, Page 614The supreme court rules that a man can't vacate a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity even if DNA evidence shows he isn't the father.
Definitions and disclosure amendedDecember 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 624On September 14, 2001, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (department) adopted amendments and additions to section 301 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 301.