On The Custody of Cryopreserved Embryos

By:  Timothy P. Flynn today here’s a sticky one.  What does an unmarried couple do with their fertilized in addition to cryopreserved embryos when they break-up? in which was the question of first impression posed to a panel of the Illinois Court of Appeal’s Second Division in Jacob Szafranski vs Karla Dunston.  The in vitro…

What Happens to Cryopreserved Embryos After A Divorce?

In happier times, the Stratfords, Jude along with also also Jayane, did what an increasing number of marital couples are doing; they froze one of Jayane’s eggs of which had been fertilized by Jude’s sperm; i.e. they cryopreserved an embryo.  When the dust settled in their subsequent St. Clair County divorce proceeding, the today-divorced couple…