Kentucky Supreme Court Publishes Two Family Law Opinions Today

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A deeply divided court, in Mullins v. Picklesimer, holds that mother waived her superior right of custody, thus permitting her same sex partner to have joint custody. The dissents worry that this "new found rule of law" will pave the way for grandparents, step-parents and other non-parents to seek custody.

Commonwealth, Cabinet for Health & Family Services, et al v. T.N.H, et al  concerns termination of parental rights of minor in CHFC custody. 

Digests of both to follow.

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