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/

Above The Law, November 27, 2019

Dramatic Case Results In the First United Arab Emirates Surrogacy Ruling In most cases, a couple embarks on a journey to have a child together — but not in this case. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/11/dramatic-case-results-in-the-first-united-arab-emirates-surrogacy-ruling/

Above The Law, November 20, 2019

Do Attorneys Need Even More Regulation? Some Think The Surrogacy Ones Do. It’s time to focus on the ethical issues regularly faced by surrogacy attorneys and reasoned proposals for improving the field. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/11/do-attorneys-need-even-more-regulation-some-think-the-surrogacy-ones-do/

Above The Law, November 13, 2019

Connecticut Supreme Court Restores Reason To Embryo Wars, Also Punts On Key Questions To all of the Connecticut women going through IVF in their late 30s or early 40s, be mindful of the possibility that love, sometimes, doesn’t last forever. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/11/connecticut-supreme-court-restores-reason-to-embryo-wars-also-punts-on-key-questions/

Above The Law, November 6, 2019

Colorado Is Unfortunately The Latest To Have A Doctor Using His Own Sperm To Impregnate Patients With the advancement of medical technology and DNA testing, more cases like this are bound to be filed. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/11/colorado-is-unfortunately-the-latest-to-have-a-doctor-using-his-own-sperm-to-impregnate-patients/