The decision, issued in In the Interest of L.J.B. holds that a woman who engages in drug use while pregnant will not be labeled as a perpetrator of child abuse. The decision notes the significant negative ramifications such a label would have on parent and child.
This holiday season, we at KingSpry offer our sincere greetings to all families, however they may be formed, because home is where the HEART is.
Couples, for a variety of reasons, may decide to have their sperm or eggs frozen so that children can be conceived in the future. Many couples are unaware of how the date of conception or birth of a child can have substantial financial consequences.
What is a known donor? Why should you choose to use a known donor?
This common and seemingly simple question can have a very broad-ranging set of answers. While every person’s circumstances will produce individual results, there are a few general considerations to keep in mind when storing genetic material.
Since most health insurance plans do not cover assisted reproduction, and most states also do not mandate insurance plans that cover fertility, most family formation options require financing for individuals to start families by assisted reproductive technology.
Here are some areas where foster parents and adoptive parents may need to take a little extra time and planning before school starts.
Even if a court were to decide that an adverse employment action due to infertility treatments was not sex or pregnancy discrimination, the employee could possibly have an argument that there is discrimination based on disability.
New federal law establishes an advisory council to address the physical and mental health needs of children as well as the needs of the grandparents or other older relative caregivers.
While infertility is not a considered a “serious health condition” in and of itself, under FMLA regulations, continuing treatment by a health-care provider following a period of incapacity of three or more consecutive days, and any subsequent, related regimen of treatment under the care of a health-care provider, satisfies the definition of a “serious health condition.”