Parental rights

Mississippi woman seeks parental rights in same-sex divorce

JACKSON, Miss. /November 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case Wednesday on whether 44-year-old Chris Strickland should be listed as the legal parent of now-6-year-old Zayden Strickland. A lower court judge ruled during the divorce that Strickland wasn’t a parent. He said the anonymous sperm donor had paternal rights, and awarded … Continue reading Mississippi woman seeks parental rights in same-sex divorce

German court denies mother access to dead daughter’s FB data

BERLIN (AP)(STL.News) — A Berlin court has denied a mother access to her deceased daughter’s Facebook data, ruling German privacy laws outweigh her parental rights. The mother sued for access to her daughter’s account after the 15-year-old died after being hit by a subway train in 2012 to try and determine if it was an … Continue reading German court denies mother access to dead daughter’s FB data