No. 12CA0771.

292 P.3d 1158 (2012)

2012 COA 162

In re the Parental Responsibilities of M.W., a Child, and Concerning Shane Jonas Taylor, Petitioner-Appellant, and Trista Ann Wamsher, Respondent-Appellee, and Edward Day, Intervenor-Appellee.

Colorado Court of Appeals, Div. V.

September 27, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Springer and Steinberg, P.C., Michael P. Zwiebel , Denver, Colorado, for Petitioner-Appellant.

Pearson & Paris, P.C., Nathan T. Mattison , Lakewood, Colorado, for Respondent-Appellee.

McGuane and Hogan, LLP, Kathleen A. Hogan , Denver, Colorado, for Intervenor-Appellee.

The Radman Law Firm, LLC, Diane R. Radman , Denver, Colorado, for Amici Curiae National Center for Lesbian Rights and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Opinion by Judge HAWTHORNE.

¶ 1 In this action concerning parental responsibilities for M.W., who is the child of Trista Ann Wamsher (mother) and Edward Day (father), mother's former boyfriend, Shane Jonas Taylor, appeals from the trial court's judgment. The trial court determined that, although Taylor has standing under section 14-10-123(1)(c), C.R.S.2012, it could not allocate parental responsibilities to him consistent with Troxel v. Granville,


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