Lesbian Parent Denied Adoption Requested as Extra Caution
However, DiMauro said it left his clients with an "uneasy feeling" because there were still jurisdictions "hostile" to gay marriage and same-sex adoptions.
DiMauro said he did not know if he could appeal the ruling, seeing no misapprehension of law or fact.
"It's meant to be a victory," DiMauro said of the ruling. "Because there's still tremendous discrimination against the gay and lesbian community, it's a bittersweet victory. Other jurisdictions have to recognize the decision for the victory it should be."