An ex-gay mother faces arrest in Vermont after failing to give up custody of her 7-year-old daughter to her former lesbian partner, the Washington Post reported.

Judge William Cohen of Rutland Family Court found Lisa Miller in contempt of court Tuesday for failing to appear in his courtroom

Lisa Miller, 41, fled her 4-year civil union to Janet Jenkins, 45, and renounced being gay in 2004, moving herself and the couple's 17-month-old daughter, Isabella, from Vermont to Virginia.

In dissolving the couple's civil union, Cohen originally awarded Miller, who is the biological mother through artificial insemination, custody of the child but granted liberal visitation rights to Jenkins. The court, however, reversed the ruling on November 20, awarding custody to Jenkins, after it found Miller to be in contempt of court for denying Jenkins visitation rights.

Miller, however, did not appear on January 1 to hand over the child. During a hearing last month, Cohen gave Miller until Tuesday to comply with the court's order.

Miller's attorney, Stephen Crampton, told the judge that he is unaware of his client's whereabouts.

“I hope the judge's order today gives law enforcement the tools they need to find my daughter,” Janet Jenkins said after the brief hearing.

Cohen's arrest warrant applies only in Vermont – an unlikely harbor for Miller, said Crampton. But a national arrest warrant on felony charges of custodial interference were being pursued by Jenkins' attorney Sarah Star.

Upon leaving the relationship, Miller renounced being gay, calling it a “sin,” and became an evangelical Christian.

“[Isabella] knows that Ms. Jenkins' choice to continue to live a homosexual lifestyle is a sin,” Miller said in court documents.