Parenting, Assisted Reproduction and Marriage Rights for LGBT People in New Hampshire

When

Thursday, January 29, 2015
12:00 pm · 1:00 pm

Where

Online
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Parenting, Assisted Reproduction and Marriage Rights for LGBT People in New Hampshire

Recent changes in New Hampshire law will make it easier for transgender and LGB individuals and couples to create and protect their families.

Co-sponsored by:

American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys

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Designed for parents, intended parents, and spouses, as well as attorneys and others who work with clients, this recorded webinar presents important information about surrogacy and access to other assisted reproduction, legal parentage, adoption and full marriage recognition.

Presented by GLAD Executive Director Janson Wu and New Hampshire Reproductive and Family Law Attorney Catherine Tucker of the Law Office of Tucker Legal.

Topics Include:

Surrogacy Laws and Assisted Reproduction

  • What to know about use of assisted reproduction in New Hampshire, including donor insemination and surrogacy
  • Who can become an intended parent in New Hampshire?
  • Legal protection for all parties in a gestational carrier arrangement
  • Standards for the minimum requirements of gestational carrier agreements and recognition of such agreements as valid and enforceable
  • And more

Adoption, Legal Parentage and Presumed Parentage

  • Stepparent or joint adoption process for married couples
  • What the expanded ability of same-sex couples to have recognized parental status without an adoption means and when to exercise caution
  • The marital presumption of parentage
  • Other possible avenues to legal or presumed parentage, including consent to performance of assisted reproduction and the “holding out” presumption
  • And more

Corrections to New Hampshire’s Marriage Equality Law

  • Anyone who married in New Hampshire has a valid marriage regardless of where they resided at the time
  • The length of the marriage is determined by the date the couple married
  • If a couple has a civil union, that same couple can marry without dissolving the civil union
  • All of New Hampshire’s family, marriage, and divorce laws apply equally to same-sex couples

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When

Thursday, January 29, 2015
12:00 pm · 1:00 pm

Where

Online
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