Adoption for LGBT Couples and Unmarried Couples

Adoption is an important tool in protecting the rights of non-biological parents for LGBT couples and unmarried couples.  John Buchholz and Lindsay Flint will discuss the impact that marriage equality has had on adoption practice and share their insights and practical advice on working with LGBT families and with unmarried couples seeking to adopt. John and Lindsay will discuss the mndocs document assembly system and share potential pitfalls and adoption tips for completing adoptions for married LGBT couples and all unmarried couples.

This CLE is approved for credit through July 23, 2020.

John Buchholz is a solo attorney practicing exclusively in adoption, surrogacy, and estate planning, with a specific emphasis on family building for LGBT couples and couples facing infertility. He earned his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 2009.

J. Lindsay Flint is currently the Director of Legal Services for Cancer Legal Care. Prior to this position, her practice was focused on adoptions and estate planning for LGBT families.  Lindsay maintains a limited adoption practice with LGBT families. She obtained her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1989.

Michael Trittipo, Attorney Editor, MSBA. Michael is an attorney editor with the MSBA. He earned his J.D. cum laude in 1981, and practiced law for several years. He currently maintains the MSBA's mndocs templates using the HotDocs platform.

CLE Credits:

1.5 Standard CLE Credit approved | Event Code: 260182

MSBA Members:  $29.95
Non-MSBA Members:  $64.95



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