Estate Planning in Light of New Developments in Same-Sex Relationships and Reproductive Science
Wendy S. Goffe
Stoel Rives LLP
May 16, 2013
The growing societal acceptance of same-sex relationships along with the rapidly expanding use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) combine two challenges for family law and probate courts: Who will be treated as the spouse and who will be treated as the child (or further descendant)? This paper examines some of the legal issues you may encounter in your practice, points out drafting considerations and provides forms to deal with some of the issues raised.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 116
Keywords: Assisted Reproductive Technology, Adoption, Adult Adoption, Surrogacy, Sperm Donor, Uniform Parentage Act, Uniform Probate Code
Date posted: May 18, 2013
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