• Judge issues arrest order for Lisa Miller in same-sex custody case
    The Associated Press | February 23,2010
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    Janet Jenkins shows the missing person flyer for Isabella Miller, the 7-year-old girl at the center of a custody dispute, outside Rutland Family Court today in Rutland. Attorney Sarah Star stands next to Jenkins.
    RUTLAND - A Vermont judge has ordered the arrest of a woman who has refused to turn over her 7-year-old daughter to her former lesbian partner.

    Family Court Judge William Cohen found Lisa Miller of Forest, Va., in contempt of court during a hearing Tuesday and issued the arrest warrant.

    Miller was ordered to surrender custody of her daughter on Jan. 1 but failed to do so and has since disappeared. Their daughter is now considered a missing person.

    Miller and Janet Jenkins got a civil union in Vermont in 2000, had the baby two years later and broke up in 2003. Miller moved to Virginia, where she renounced homosexuality and became an evangelical Christian.
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