In their Wills, Estates and Surrogate's Practice, Peter C. Valente and Susan P. Witkin, members at Blank Rome, write that even where it can be clearly established that a posthumously conceived individual is the genetic offspring of the gamete donor parent, it is often not clear whether such offspring will be treated as the legal descendant of such parent for purposes of property distributions under a will or trust or in intestacy.
Modern Families: Providing For Posthumously Conceived Children
New York Law Journal
June 22, 2012
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