parents http://kvpr.org en New California Law Allows Children To Have More Than Two Parents http://kvpr.org/post/new-california-law-allows-children-have-more-two-parents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Children in California can now have more than two legal parents.</span></p><p>A new law allows judges to grant additional parental rights if they find that recognizing only two parents would be detrimental to a child.</p><p>Attorney Andrew Cain is with Legal Advocates for Children and Youth. He says the law will only be applied in limited circumstances.</p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 00:04:47 +0000 Katie Orr - Capital Public Radio 26706 at http://kvpr.org New California Law Allows Children To Have More Than Two Parents California Bill Would Allow More Than Two Parents Per Child http://kvpr.org/post/california-bill-would-allow-more-two-parents-child <p>The California law that says a judge can recognize only two legal parents per child would change under a bill working its way through the legislature. The bill&rsquo;s author says not every family today looks like &ldquo;Ozzie and Harriet&rsquo;s.&rdquo;</p><p>Democratic Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco says he wrote the bill to recognize non-traditional families&hellip;where there might be biological non-custodial fathers or surrogate mothers. The bill rises from the case of a child who had two legal mothers.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:09:48 +0000 Amy Quinton 1290 at http://kvpr.org