As the field of assisted reproductive technology has grown, a new field of law has developed to help intended parents navigate the legal challenges that come with it.
Family building attorneys, or assisted reproductive law attorneys, can help make sure your rights are protected throughout your family-building process, especially for assisted reproductive techniques that include a third party. These include options like surrogacy or egg donation.
The field of assisted reproductive technology has allowed many individuals and couples achieve their dream of having a child.
But as the field has developed, legal questions have arisen, especially regarding third-party procedures like surrogacy. Attorneys are now specializing in a field of law called family building law or assisted reproductive technology law in order to protect your rights throughout the process.
ART Law Practices in Virginia
The following attorneys in Virginia are members of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys:
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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.
Over the last couple of decades, many new advances have been made in the field of assisted reproduction technology that have greatly enriched the lives of those looking to build their families.
But as the technology has developed, new legal questions have been raised as a result of these procedures, especially when third parties are involved in a child’s birth. Attorneys are now specializing in a field of law called assisted reproductive technology law, or family building law. If you are considering an ART procedure, it is vital you retain the services of one of these attorneys.
A surrogacy case gone wrong in Great Brittian once again makes the case that you must protect yourself.
a blog by Suzanne Rico, March 12, 2014
Surrogacy is not for the faint of heart. As a mother who carried her first child to term and used a surrogate for the second, I am intimately familiar with the risks—and rewards—of having someone else carry your child. But as someone who was also a “do-it-yourself-er”—meaning I did not use a surrogacy agency—the story of a child in Great Britain who, effectively, now has two mothers after an independent surrogacy arrangement went sideways, is frightening.
The field of assisted reproduction has grown and changed rapidly in the past couple of decades. As this has happened, a new field of law has developed to help answer some of the legal questions these new procedures have brought with them.
Reproductive technology law, or family building law, has developed to help protect the rights of those involved in certain ART procedures, especially ones which require a third-party such as surrogacy. Attorneys who specialize in this field can help make sure the rights of the intended parents are protected throughout the process.
A new field of law has developed to keep up with the new advancements in the field of reproductive technology.
This type of law is called family building law, or assisted reproductive technology law, and if you’re planning on undergoing certain ART procedures, it’s vital that find an attorney who specializes in this field.