Assisted Reproductive Technology and Legal Parentage

New changes in the Family Law Act

Can a child have more than 2 legal parents? What happens if a man donates his sperm to a lesbian couple so that they can conceive a child – is he a legal parent? What happens when an infertile opposite sex couple use the services of a surrogate to have an embryo from their own genetic material implanted and carried to term by the surrogate, is the surrogate the birth mother?
Interested?? Curious??

The answers to these questions and more can be found in the article:

Baby Steps: Assisted Reproductive Technology and the B.C. Family Law Act

co-authored by our own Zara Suleman

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