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Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Law



Assisted Reproductive Technology Contracts Cover A Range Of Issues.

Attorney Husson provides well-drafted assisted reproductive technology, also known as “ART” agreements that address several issues, including financial obligations, parental rights, legal custody, and future contact among the parties regarding the child’s genetic health issues. His agreements also specify terms related to embryo donation, egg donation, compensation, health and life insurance coverages, intervening complications such as miscarriage, abortion, selective reduction, and bed rest (which relate to the intended parents’ liability for a surrogate’s lost wages and day care expenses),  and income tax issues. Attorney Husson offers , independent escrow management of funds funded by the intended parents in surrogacy contracts.  His independent escrow services are insured by his professional liability insurer. As of 2016, language regarding the Zika virus is included, an important factor to account for in today’s assisted reproduction and surrogacy law.  COVID-19 related contract indemnification language is now included in all ART contracts to protect the Parties in the event a Party becomes infected.

Insurance & Financial

Sufficient And Understandable Health And Other Insurance Coverages Are Essential.

Attorney Husson carefully reviews your surrogate’s health insurance policy and plan document to determine any applicable language that might exclude or limit coverage of the surrogate mother’s maternity or pregnancy-related expenses. It is essential that the gestational carrier’s (surrogate’s) health insurance policy not exclude her maternity or pregnancy-related expenses. Attorney Husson has extensive experience working with specialized insurance brokers who assist in your purchase of additional and necessary health and life insurance coverages.  He has many years of experience in working with specialty insurance brokers to assist his clients purchase coverages needed to protect them.   Attorney Husson has a strong background and many years of experience analyzing and recommending  health, life and liability insurance coverages.  John provides expert legal advice and representation to assisted reproductive technology (family formation) clients in need of sperm or egg donation agreements, embryo donation agreements, and surrogacy or gestational carrier contracts. 

Your Family Formation Case Is Unique And Special

While assisted reproductive technology contracts cover similar broad categories, every client presents their own set of circumstances and considerations — from egg and sperm donation to assisted fertility needs. Attorney Husson’s legal advice and customized approach ensures that your contract addresses the issues relevant to your situation. With his legal representation, you receive a well-written, legally enforceable agreement that will maintain its integrity over time and give you the peace of mind you desire and deserve.   Every one of Attorney Husson’s assisted reproductioin clients is special and receives individualized representation.   All ART fees are flat or fixed fees and there is no hourly billing.

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