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…

Sophisticated Cohabitation May Not Result in Child Custody

Dr. Jonathan Sporn & Leann Leutner This kind of can be a sad tale, yet a sign of our times.  The case illustrates how, despite the oft-progressive status of our modern family laws, in addition to the family law bar, there remains a stubborn bias within the family court which favors the bloodlines of a…