Above The Law November 15, 2017

Ireland’s Antiquated Definition Of ‘Parent’ Means Denying Citizenship To Children of Same-Sex Couples Let’s hope we can toast to these children and their Irish passports over a pint of Guinness soon. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/11/irelands-antiquated-definition-of-parent-means-denying-citizenship-to-children-of-same-sex-couples/ #badluck #helpisontheway

Above the Law Nov. 8, 2017

A Terrible Ruling Leaves Thousands Of Children Without Legal Parents Even the judge acknowledged that his ruling was deeply problematic. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/11/a-terrible-ruling-leaves-thousands-of-children-without-legal-parents/

Above The Law Nov. 1, 2017

What Happens When A Surrogate Unknowingly Gets Pregnant With Her Own Child At The Same Time She Is Pregnant With Someone Else’s Child? That. Just. Happened. Surrogates might soon see some strict ‘no sex’ clauses in their contracts. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/11/what-happens-when-a-surrogate-unknowingly-gets-pregnant-with-her-own-child-at-the-same-time-she-is-pregnant-with-someone-elses-child-that-just-happened/ #HowDoesThatEvenHappen

Above The Law Oct. 25, 2017

Bad Facts Lead To Bad Law… And To IVF-Born Babies Without Fathers There are a lot of kids out there who may lose parents after this ruling. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/10/bad-facts-lead-to-bad-law-and-to-ivf-born-babies-without-fathers/

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Government Tells Gay Couple To (Fraudulently) Divorce If They Want To Keep Legal Rights To Their Son This is like an awful exam hypothetical — except a real couple’s parental rights are at stake. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/10/government-tells-gay-couple-to-fraudulently-divorce-if-they-want-to-keep-legal-rights-to-their-son/?rf=1

Above The Law Oct. 11, 2017

Single Parents, Beware Of The Ex This is a terrifying case for single parents. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/10/single-parents-beware-of-the-ex/?rf=1 #SingleParents #ParentalRights

Above The Law Oct. 2, 2017

Is Surrogacy Adultery? It May Be In At Least One Country. This debate cuts to the core of how we think about surrogacy, and is a familiar discourse throughout the world. https://abovethelaw.com/2017/10/is-surrogacy-adultery-it-may-be-in-at-least-one-country/ #surrogacy #law #seethepositive

Above the Law Sept. 20, 2017

Two Men, Senator Mike Lee’s Brother, And Hopefully A Baby Here’s hoping we don’t need SCOTUS to get involved. http://abovethelaw.com/2017/09/two-men-senator-mike-lees-brother-and-hopefully-a-baby/ #Questions #Wrongcourts

Above the Law Sept. 13, 2017

That Awkward Moment When Your Twin Brother Is A U.S. Citizen At Birth, But You’re Not This family’s situation should be on a law school final exam. http://abovethelaw.com/2017/09/that-awkward-moment-when-your-twin-brother-is-a-u-s-citizen-at-birth-but-youre-not/?rf=1 #twins #pathforward

Above the Law Sept. 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma Creates Legal Chaos For Surrogates It’s already legally complicated to be a surrogate, and a natural disaster compounds the complexity. http://abovethelaw.com/2017/09/hurricane-irma-creates-legal-chaos-for-surrogates/ #surrogacyinhurricane #BePrepared