Case Conclusion Date: January 1, 2003
Practice Area: Juvenile
Outcome: Woman given standing as a "Putative mother".
Description: California Appellate Court: In Re Tyler D (2003), depublished, establishing rights as a "putative mother", under Equal Protection, for a mother who was neither biologically-related or gave birth to the child. The woman, who had raised the child from birth, was recognized as "mother".