Case Summary & History | Family & Relationships Case: E.L. v. V.L. STATUS: Victory, Alabama Private Courts congratulates NCLR and clients on its victory in the following case which has been cross posted from the NCLR website: E.L. and V.L. are two women who were in a long term lesbian relationship and had three children through donor insemination. The non-biological mother, V.L., adopted the children in Georgia. When the parents later broke up, the biological mother, E.L., k
The glaring truth that we barely speak of: Same-sex couples, just like their heterosexual counterparts, need marriage under the civil law so they can get divorced! That is why, as a civil law institution, having marriage available, equally for all, is imperative. Now we have marriage equality, but because that was not always the case, same-sex couples can still find their rights confusing and unequal.
The need for marriage equality for all is important,not only because of