Jun 15, 2018

Adam Black quoted in several publications on a recent decision to recognize three adults as the legal parents of a child born within their polyamorous family

In what is believed to be a legal first in Canada, a court in Newfoundland and Labrador has recognized three unmarried adults as the legal parents of a child born within their “polyamorous” family.

Polyamorous relationships are legal in Canada, unlike bigamy and polygamy, which involve people in two or more marriages.

Toronto-based lawyer Adam Black said the most significant legal implications of this case will arise when polyamorous relationships break down.

To read the complete article originally published in the Globe & Mail, please click here.

To read the complete article originally published in the National Post, please click here.

To read the complete article originally published in the Toronto Star, please click here.

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