Can your present genealogy software handle this? A Vancouver baby has just become the first child in British Columbia with three parents listed on a birth certificate. British Columbia's new Family Law Act, which came into effect last year, allows for three or even more parents.
"Up until now, a child could only have two legal parents," said lawyer barbara findlay — who spells her name without capital letters, and helped the three parents navigate the process. "There is now an upper limit of — we won't know how many parents. There's provision for at least four parents, and possibly more."
The new Family Law Act, which came into effect in March 2013, aims to clarify who is a parent and who isn't as more couples turn to assisted reproduction.
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