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LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ASSISTED REPRODUCTION

The legal consequences of donor arrangements (sperm, egg or embryo) depend on state law, which vary significantly from state to state. Most states have favorable laws governing sperm donation. But only a handful of states have similar laws for egg or embryo donation. Donor arrangements often involve conflicting laws in multiple states, for example where you have recipient parents in one state, a donor in a second state, and the IVF clinic in a third state. These situations require the involvement of an attorney with expertise in assisted reproductive law to ensure that the participants achieve their desired legal goals. Texas is one of the best states in the US for couples interested in third party assisted reproduction. Participants in donor (sperm, egg or embryo) arrangements are granted the full protection of the law. Texas is one of the best states in the US for couples interested in third party assisted reproduction. Participants in donor (sperm, egg or embryo) arrangements are granted the full protection of the law.