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Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in Texas
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Estate and Elder Law Community Staff

By Allison Stewart Ellis Excerpt from Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in Texas , 43 St. Mary's L. J. 413 (2012) I. Introduction As science continues to accelerate innovation, courts and legislatures struggle to find... Read More

Jennifer F. Hillman: Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in New York State
Posted on 10 Jul 2014 by Jennifer Hillman

By: Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq. Medical technology continues to advance at a rapid pace. Since the first “test tube” baby was born on July 25, 1978, the field of artificial reproduction has blossomed. According to the United Stated Department... Read More

Posthumously Conceived Children And Their Uphill Battle For Inheritance Rights
Posted on 27 Mar 2011 by Michael D. Bonasera

This story from FoxNews.com highlights the difficulty faced by children who were conceived after one of their parents dies. Melissa Amen conceived her 3-year-old daughter, Kayah, seven days after Kayah's father died of cancer. Melissa and... Read More

Inherited IRAs are now Creditor Protected Under Florida Law
Posted on 2 Jun 2011 by Marc J. Soss

On May 31, 2011, Florida Governor Scott signed into law House Bill 469. The law overturns the 2009 Second District Court of Appeals ruling in Robertson v. Deeb, (2D08-6428) which had held that when an IRA is distributed to its beneficiary, upon the death... Read More

Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in Texas
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Estate and Elder Law Community Staff

By Allison Stewart Ellis Excerpt from Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in Texas , 43 St. Mary's L. J. 413 (2012) I. Introduction As science continues to accelerate innovation, courts and legislatures struggle to find new... Read More