State Bar sections to explore LGBTQ+ family issues online on April 5


The State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section and LGBTQA Section will present a “Roundtable Discussion on LGBTQ+ Family Creation, Dissolution, and Parentage Issues” online 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., April 5.

The panel will navigate through legal challenges and complexities for LGBTQ+ families and explore what is on the horizon on marriage rights, parental rights, parental orders, and confirmatory second parent and step parent adoptions.

Speaking  will be Jay Kaplan, staff attorney, ACLU of Michigan; Corinne Rockoff, associate, Maddin, Hauser, Roth, & Heller PC; Angie Martell, partner, Iglesia Martell Law Firm PLLC; and moderator Kerene Moore, judicial attorney and referee, Washtenaw County Circuit Court.

To register, email or attorneywilling or visit

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