Tag Archives: assisted reproductive technologies

Pact can’t confer benefit to posthumously-conceived kids

A signed agreement leaving preserved frozen semen to the deceased donor’s wife does not, without more, confer on the donor the status of a “parent” for purposes of Social Security benefits, the Utah Supreme Court has ruled.

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Supreme Court rules: State law trumps biology

WASHINGTON – As the use of assisted reproductive technologies continues to increase, a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has family and estate planning attorneys warning their clients of unforeseen consequences from decades-old federal and state laws governing children’s benefits.

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