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In Vitro Custody

A mother who conceived her child through in vitro fertilization is the child’s legal parent, a Georgia appeals court ruled in a custody dispute in which the father asserted the mother was not the child’s “biological, legal, or adoptive parent.” The mother is the “recipient intended parent” under the Option of Adoption Act. 

ATLANTA – A mother who conceived her child through in vitro fertilization is the child’s legal parent, a Georgia appeals court ruled, resolving a custody dispute in which the father asserted the mother was not the child’s “biological, legal, or adoptive parent.” The mother is the “recipient intended parent” under the Option of Adoption Act. 

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