Partner Alexis Cirel published in Trust & Estates magazine01/24/2022
Alexis Cirel, a Partner in the Matrimonial and Family Law Group and Founding Chair of the Fertility Law Group, has published an article in the latest issue of Trust & Estates magazine, the preeminent magazine for trust and estates lawyers in the U.S. The article, Disposition of Embryos and Stored Genetic Material on Death and Divorce, discusses novel legal issues prompted by scientific advances in the world of assisted reproduction, including what becomes of a couple's stored embryos in the event of divorce, what happens when courts are called upon to determine the rights of genetic contributors, whether a posthumously conceived child will be legally recognized as the decedent’s heir for purposes of inheritance, and more.
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