From the 10 states that have taken on similar cases, several different judicial approaches have emerged, Chicago Lawyer magazine notes. In New York and Texas, for example, courts have enforced whatever contract was made by the couple before the embryo’s creation. In Iowa, both parties must sign off on the use of embryos. In Tennessee, the court has considered the competing arguments, and Massachusetts essentially abstained from deciding the matter in court altogether.
Source: Kim Bellware