Above The Law, July 22, 2020

Rhode Island Parentage Laws Join Current Century. Finally. Donor 7219 was unavailable for comment. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/07/rhode-island-parentage-laws-join-current-century-finally/

Above The Law, July 15, 2020

Is Ukraine As Scary For Surrogacy As It Looks? In a word? Maybe. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/07/is-ukraine-as-scary-for-surrogacy-as-it-looks/

Above The Law, July 8, 2020

Reproductive Battery: A new crime for a new world. Florida’s new law became effective July 1, 2020. It creates the crime of a reproductive battery, a third-degree felony, punishable by up to five years in prison. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/07/reproductive-battery-a-new-crime-for-a-new-world/

Above The Law, July 1, 2020

Is lost embryo litigation the new asbestos? In this context, attention to detail and meticulous record-keeping should be the bare minimum features of the standard of care. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/07/is-lost-embryo-litigation-the-new-asbestos/

Above The Law, June 24, 2020

A Federal Court In Maryland Just Issued A Major Win For LGBTQ+ Couples And Their Kids The ruling is a promising sign for same-sex parents in other open cases against the State Department. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/06/a-federal-court-in-maryland-just-issued-a-major-win-for-lgbtq-couples-and-their-kids/

Above The Law, June 17, 2020

Are The New Canadian Surrogacy Rules Good Or Bad, Eh? The guidance document was generally positive to clarify certain matters, but it did not address a bigger issue. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/06/are-the-new-canadian-surrogacy-rules-good-or-bad-eh/

Above The Law, June 10, 2020

US Government Goes All-In To Deny Citizenship To Children Born Of LGBTQ Couples Of intense debate this week: the question of the meaning of the statutory words ‘born of … parents.’ https://abovethelaw.com/2020/06/us-government-goes-all-in-to-deny-citizenship-to-children-born-of-lgbtq-couples/  

Above The Law, June 3, 2020

Results Are In, Your Surrogacy Is NOT Covered By Insurance The lesson: always carefully review an insurance policy before relying on it! https://abovethelaw.com/2020/06/results-are-in-your-surrogacy-is-not-covered-by-insurance/

Above The Law, May 27, 2020

Georgia Supreme Court Confronts Fraudulent Sperm Case. A sperm bank is alleged to have sold sperm provided by a donor who lied about his IQ, professional background, and criminal history. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/05/georgia-supreme-court-confronts-fraudulent-sperm-case/

Above The Law, May 20, 2020

California Court Issues Anti-Reproductive Decision In Posthumous Conception Case. Once again, an unusual fact pattern emerges. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/05/california-court-issues-anti-reproductive-decision-in-posthumous-conception-case/