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From a previous post: "...a guy who offers his sperm to a friend can later claim paternity regardless of what he may have signed. In one Minnesota case, a lesbian couple drew up an exquisitely detailed contract for a sperm-donating acquaintance, which relinquished his paternity but allowed visitation. Several years later, the man changed his mind and sued to become the child's legal father; the court allowed it, declaring the nonbiological mother's adoption of the child fraudulent in the process. Men, it turns out, cannot sign away their paternal rights and obligations based solely on the delivery method of their semen. "

This above situation was described differently on the Human Rights Campaign web site. (www.hrc.org/TemplateRedirect.cfm?template=/ ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=20602) The HRC version cites a co-parenting agreement between two couples prior to conception and an attempt to dissolve this agreement at a later date by the lesbian mothers via second parent adoption. Without seeing court documents, who knows what the real story is.

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