Assisted Reproductive Technology has expanded the ways in which families may be created. Some intended parents of ART-conceived children, however, are not recognized as legal parents under existing North Carolina law. This Article explores why this lack of parental recognition is unjust for ART-conceived children, and how legislative codification of the Uniform Parentage Act will provide a framework for just and consistent decisions across North Carolina courts tasked with resolving critical family law issues.
The Honorable Beth S. Dixon, For the Sake of the Child: Parental Recognition in the Age of Assisted Reproductive Technology, 43 Campbell L. Rev. 21 (2021).