Sydney widow granted possession of deceased husband’s sperm

Jerome Doraisamy writes for Lawyers Weekly:

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a woman seeking possession of a sperm sample previously removed pursuant to an order of the court from the body of her late husband.

The decision follows a recent landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Queensland, which held that a woman was entitled to possession of sperm extracted from her recently-deceased partner who had committed suicide.

That particular decision was criticised by numerous Australian family law practitioners.

https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/politics/23820-sydney-widow-granted-possession-of-deceased-husband-s-sperm?

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