ART: Enter the Lawyer (Family Advocate, Vol. 32, No. 4, Spring 2010)
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has expanded the relevant time frame during which family law practitioners are involved with a family. Where once family law attorneys dealt mainll with a rupture of the family, the expanding use of ART has led to their being involved in the early stages of the family—with the creation of children, the disposition of not-quite-created children, and post-mortem family planning. ART brings medical technology and bioethics to family law. It also forges a new...