Matt Tenneson

20-year-old man of Coeur d'Alene, ID, contests the adoption of his son through LDS Family Services.

Ty or Tyler Wesley Knight aka "Baby Harvey" was born two weeks early. Child's mother Camnie Knight did not contact the father Matt Tenneson, and his family, as she had promised when she went to the hospital to deliver. On July 2nd, four days before the scheduled due date, the Tenneson family contacted Ms Knight only to learn that Tyler was already with a Utah family, Jed and Cally Nielson. The found a lawyer the next day and filed suit on July 5th.

Cammie had arranged an open adoption through LDS Family Serivces since she was Mormon. The adoption has not been finalized.

Date: 2007-06-25
Organizations involved: LDS Family Services
Persons involved: Larry S Jenkins


american fork, Utah
United States
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Editorial - Idaho judges fail to do what is best for baby 2008-02-09
Agency lawyers go to baby Harvey hearing 2008-02-06
Baby Harvey: American Fork couple wins round 2008-01-26
A hearing today in Provo may decide the future of baby 2008-01-25
Letter to the Editor - Idaho judge's order dubious 2008-01-05
Utahns defying judge, keeping baby for now 2008-01-04
Judges Weigh in on Baby Battle 2008-01-04
Idaho senator slams LDS adoption agency 2007-12-29
Biological father tells his side 2007-12-28
Birth dad in custody fight faces allegations 2007-12-22
Family refuses to return baby 2007-12-21
Letter asks for baby Harvey back2007-12-19
Baby's birth father is given temporary custody 2007-12-12
Adopted [see correction] child returned to biological dad 2007-12-12
Idaho hearing on adoption today 2007-12-11
Adoption turns into nightmare 2007-12-07


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