Japan Court Rules Father Legally Responsible for Secret IVF Child

December 15, 2017

(BBC) – A Japanese court has ruled a father legally responsible for a child who was born after his ex-partner impregnated herself with a frozen embryo without his knowledge. The man conceded he was the biological father of the two-year-old girl. But he disputed his legal paternity status because he had no say in whether she would be born.

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