Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Estate Planning for Users of Assisted Reproductive Technology

"Well, it certainly looks like your DNA. How many times have I told you to wear gloves before touching anything?"Assisted reproduction generally refers to any means of conceiving a child outside traditional sexual intercourse. Collectively, such modes of contraception are referred to as “assisted reproductive technologies” (ART). Decades of technological advances in this field are forcing families to consider difficult issues related to the creation of ART children and the preservation of genetic material that could lead to the creation of ART children.

See Wendy S. Goffe & Kim Kamin, Estate Planning for Users of Assisted Reproductive Technology, Think Advisor, October 4, 2017.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.) for bringing this article to my attention.


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