“What happens to frozen embryos in a divorce? Experts say the options are complicated and outcomes can be varied,” Yahoo! Life
In an article published on June 15, 2022 in Yahoo! Life, attorney Jordan Whitaker Kennelly discusses the legal considerations for couples beginning IVF treatment and what may happen to frozen embryos if a couple chooses to divorce. Kennelly advises couples to start these conversations at the beginning of the IVF process, but also notes “they should take their time when discussing these issues and engage a neutral third party, like a therapist, to help guide the conversation.”
The article continues with background on how previous courts and judges have ruled in cases of frozen embryos, stating couples should understand their options depending on their specific area of the country. Throughout the IVF process, couples can also make election changes on their IVF contact form via a formal amendment, with Kennelly adding “Take it one day at a time and don’t rush into signing any agreements until you understand the legal ramifications.” For the full article, you may click here.