Assisted Reproduction

Last Week in Estate Planning (July 24 to July 30, 2011)

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The possibility of the U.S. government defaulting on its obligations dominated the news last week.  Two links below, including the Post of the Week, discusses the future effects of the raised debt ceiling that is now signed law. Top Posts and Articles of the Week Post of the Week Making a Deal in Washington (Capital…

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Don’t Have $5 Million? 50 Reasons to Get an Estate Plan Anyway

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“Estate Planning” is somewhat of a misnomer.  For example, let’s check out The Free Dictionary’s definition of “estate”. You’ll find that the majority of the 8 provided definitions associate the term either with land or with some kind wealth, social position, or political power.  Read more...

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Artificial Insemination and Estate Planning: Laws in Their Infancy

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Assisted reproductive technology (“ART”) describes the methods used to help women become pregnant through the aid of artificial means.  ART encompasses several procedures, including but not limited to artificial insemination, fertility drugs, in vitro fertilization and surrogacy, and obviously involves sperm donation as well.  The distinction between the different types of ART becomes very important…

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