Declaration of Parentage in Ontario: LGBTQ Parenting Recognition

Declaration of Parentage in Ontario: LGBTQ Parenting Recognition

Author: LGBTQ Parenting Network Source: Website: Journal: Journal Details: Origin Country: Publish Date: 2015 Publication City: Toronto Languages: .Type: , , .Topics: .Targets: , , , , . Last Modified: 2015-10-01

Description

This info sheet is part of a series of public legal education resources helps LGBTQ parents understand legal recognition of parents in Ontario, find out what options are available to them, and pursue legal recognition of their families.

Appropriate and accurate family recognition is always in children’s best interests.

This info sheet is part of a series on LGBTQ parenting recognition.

Titles include:

This 7 page info sheet helps LGBTQ parents to understand the declaration of parentage process in Ontario.

This info sheet is intended to guide LGBTQ families seeking a declaration of parentage who approach the court amicably, meaning that all parties are in agreement as to how the family should be recognized.

Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • Legal Process
  • Surrogacy
  • More than two parents
  • Recognizing an established parenting relationship
  • Other scenarios
  • Legal Process
  • Precedents of interest
  • Additional Resources & Contacts