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Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys in Vermont
The new advances in the field of assisted reproductive technology have allowed countless families to have children. But as the technology has developed, legal questions have been raised regarding the rights and responsibilities of those involved in such procedures.
A new field of law has developed to tackle these legal questions. If you are considering an ART procedure—especially if it involves a third party—it is important to retain the services of these specialized attorneys. Experienced ART attorneys can help you understand your legal options and determine the best ways to secure your legal rights.
ART Law Practices in Vermont
The following attorney in Vermont is a member of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys:
- Kurt M. Hughes, Burlington, VT
Surrogacy Agreements in Vermont
Currently, there are no laws on the books governing surrogacy in Vermont, but it seems like surrogacy agreements would be permitted there.
If you are considering surrogacy, it is especially important you retain the services of an experienced assisted reproductive law attorney. That’s because surrogacy is often considered the most legally complex ART procedure.
There are many issues that can come up with surrogacy agreements, including confidentiality, compensation for the surrogate, the potential of selective reduction, medical expenses, establishing legal parentage, and also whether or not future contact will be allowed. Your reproductive technology attorney can help you navigate these legal issues, make sure you understand the laws in your state, and work towards securing your legal rights.