Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket: Key Questions To Ask When Deciding To Store Your Embryos, Eggs or Sperm for Future Use

While many people have utilized assisted reproductive technology in the hopes of conceiving either now or in the future, the method of cryopreservation and storage of one’s embryos, sperm or eggs (also known as oocytes) has become especially relevant due to recent litigation.  Cryopreservation can take on many facets, but for the purposes of assisted reproductive technology and the pending litigation, cryopreservation is when a facility stores embryos, sperm or eggs at the requisite temperatures, whether it be a cool temperature or a sub-zero temperature, for an individual or couple’s future use.

The phrase “don’t put all your eggs in one basket” took on new meaning Continue reading

Online Dating and The Legal Consequences of a Fake Profile in Illinois and Nationwide

The new MTV television phenom show, “Catfish”, and the recent Manti Te’o Notre Dame football scandal involving a player’s supposed online relationship, have left us begging the question: what are the legal ramifications for ‘catfish’ing someone [creating a fake profile]? Continue reading