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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 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