B., who are lesbians, met in 1992 and began dating on July 4, 1993. She had been planning to be artificially inseminated since late 1980.
sometimes considered the children "theirs," other times she considered them "hers".
agreed that both parties cared for the children but insisted that she made substantive decisions regarding their lives.
The Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part, Essex County, denied request for joint custody and terminated all visitation with children. The Superior Court, Appellate Division, affirmed in part and reversed in part, 319 N.
Biological mother's same-sex former domestic partner sued mother, seeking joint legal custody of, and visitation with, mother's biological children.
would be co-parents to the children and that the parties made a joint decision to have children.