Above The Law, February 19, 2020

War Of The Surrogacy Bills Erupts In New York New York is lagging behind the rest of the country as one of the few remaining jurisdictions in the United States that does not permit compensated surrogacy. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/02/war-of-the-surrogacy-bills-erupts-in-new-york/

Above The Law, February 12, 2020

The U.S. Is Experiencing An Explosion Of Fertility Fraud Legislation. And That’s A Good Thing. More and more cases have been uncovered. And more and more lawsuits have been filed. However, each prosecution or lawsuit has faced an uphill battle. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/02/the-u-s-is-experiencing-an-explosion-of-fertility-fraud-legislation-and-thats-a-good-thing/

Above The Law, February 5, 2020

South Dakota Is Fast-Tracking Some Terrible Anti-Surrogacy Legislation With the state governor’s outspoken support, New York is poised to reverse the ban and pass positive regulation with the Child-Parent Security Act. But South Dakota is another matter. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/02/south-dakota-is-fast-tracking-some-terrible-anti-surrogacy-legislation/

Above The Law, January 29, 2020

AZ Supreme Court Gets Embryo Case Right, But It Feels So Wrong Terrell was not objecting to having a genetic child; he just didn’t want such a child to be raised by Torres. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/az-supreme-court-gets-embryo-case-right-but-it-feels-so-wrong/

Above The Law, January 22, 2020

A Federal Appellate Court Just Ruled That LGBT Parents Have A Constitutional Right To Be Listed On Their Baby’s Birth Certificate But the news isn’t all sunshine and lollipops. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/a-federal-appellate-court-just-ruled-that-lgbt-parents-have-a-constitutional-right-to-be-listed-on-their-babys-birth-certificate/

Above The Law, January 15, 2020

Chinese Egg-Freezing Lawsuit Exemplifies Persistent Inequalities. The case, openly challenging a hospital’s decision to comply with government regulations regarding fertility care for unmarried women, is the first of its kind in the country. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/chinese-egg-freezing-lawsuit-exemplifies-persistent-inequalities/

Above The Law, January 8, 2020

Buyer Beware: A Maryland Surrogacy Agency Was Scamming Vulnerable Hopeful Parents This is, sadly, not the first time that a surrogacy facilitator ran off with clients’ money or had nefarious dealings. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/buyer-beware-a-maryland-surrogacy-agency-was-scamming-vulnerable-hopeful-parents/

Above The Law, December 18, 2019

Hong Kong Court Says No Jail Time For Parents By Surrogacy. But What About Their Attorneys? Hong Kong has intimidating legislation in place that criminalizes any involvement, even an attorney’s, in a surrogacy arrangement where negotiation payments to locate or hire a surrogate are made at the outset. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/12/hong-kong-court-says-no-jail-time-for-parents-by-surrogacy-but-what-about-their-attorneys/

Above The Law, December 11, 2019

How Will Newly Confirmed Judge Sarah Pitlyk Rule In Surrogacy Cases? Pitlyk’s career has also involved work directly opposing assisted reproductive technology. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/12/how-will-newly-confirmed-judge-sarah-pitlyk-rule-in-surrogacy-cases/

Above The Law, December 4, 2019

Rabbinical Court Rejects Donor-Conceived Child As Jewish Religious complications can add new levels of unexpected complexity to having a baby. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/12/rabbinical-court-rejects-donor-conceived-child-as-jewish/