The question of whether citizenship will transmit to children born outside of the U.S. remains an important issue for your clients to consider when choosing to make assisted reproductive technology arrangements abroad. By Leslie Schreiber, Lawyer and Counsellor The United States fosters a positive environment for assisted reproductive technology arrangements (or ART). Nevertheless, there may
By Robert Terenzio: A mother in Sweden successfully donates her uterus to her daughter. Are we witnessing the beginning of what will become another option in third party reproductive assistance?
By Robert Terenzio: A gestational surrogacy agreement is not meant to account for political beliefs; instead, a good agreement is in place to make sure both parties’ interests are protected under the laws of the U.S. and the state.
By Leslie Schreiber: Florida Supreme Court is asked to decide on constitutionality of a Florida Statute in a complex, same sex custody battle
By Leslie Schreiber: Additions to its Family Code give California some of the most progressive surrogacy laws in the U.S.
Scientific advances in fertility and other related modalities have led to a plethora of legal issues. Attorneys practicing in the area will need to have a working knowledge of reproductive medicine in order to better understand the application of the law. This article will provide a general overview of ART law and identify some “hot topic” areas.