Written by attorney Lauren Ashley Jacobson

Posthumously Conceived Children in New York and Connecticut

As medical technology has developed the capability to store genetic material for an increasing period of time, a child may be conceived after the death of one or both parents. In New York and Connecticut, state legislatures have attempted to determine how posthumously conceived children (“PCC”) should be treated for purposes of inheritance, intestacy and other purposes.

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