- Mary Louise Fellows, Emeritus Professor, University of Minnesota School of Law
- William P. LaPiana, Associate Dean and Professor, New York Law School
Moderator: Amy Morris Hess, Emeritus Professor, University of Tennessee College of Law
The Revised Uniform Parentage Act breaks new ground in what is usually considered to be the realm of family law. The legal definition of family, however, is of the highest important in trusts and estates practice because so much of our work involves planning for intrafamilial transfers sometimes far into the future. Among the topics to be discussed are the status of children of assisted reproduction, the status of non-marital children, and the role of the relatively new concept of de facto parentage.