Equitable Adoption: Are Kids Parental Property in Illinois?By Jeffrey A. ParnessSeptember 2016Article, Page 36In In re Scarlett Z.-D., the Illinois Supreme Courtrefused to grant equitable adoption rights to a nonparent who had played a childrearing role. The author looks at the policy issues surrounding the role of nonparents in childrearing.
Preventing Deposition Abuse in IllinoisBy Jeffrey A. ParnessMarch 2012Column, Page 162Illinois courts should require prediscovery conferrals and other deposition-management techniques, the author opines.
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.
Civil Unions and Parenthood at BirthBy Professor Jeffrey A. ParnessSeptember 2011Column, Page 473How should legal parenthood at birth be established when children are born into civil unions?