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Who gets custody of embryos in a divorce?

As more and more people postpone having children, embryo freezing has been increasing in popularity. The process of freezing an embryo means that an egg is fertilized through in vitro fertilization by either a partner’s or a donor’s sperm. The embryo is then frozen until the woman or the couple is ready to be pregnant. Embryo freezing has raised complicated legal and moral dilemmas—many of which have not yet been addressed by the law. One question that has been raised is who gets custody of embryos in a divorce?

What is an uncontested divorce?

You will probably have a lot of questions as you begin the process of your divorce. This is very normal and will be helpful as you go through your journey. One common question that people have regards the difference between an uncontested and a contested divorce and how this will affect their situation. Here is some helpful information about uncontested divorces in Massachusetts.

Divorce and property division: Inheritance

When Massachusetts’s couples find themselves at the end of a marriage, one of the most debated subjects (besides child custody) is property division. Each partner likely feels they deserve the lion’s share of the assets for their contributions to the marriage. One asset that may come under some heat is that of inheritance.

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