Melissa Brisman In The News

March 2016

The State Of Surrogacy In NJ

Lindsay Podolak - March 25, 2016 | 10:00 am For many adults, the journey to have a baby is a relatively straightforward one. A couple decides when the time is right and after a [...]

Sherri Shepherd Loses Appeal in Court Battle Over Child Born via Surrogate

BY AARON COUCH AND DIANE HERBST 03/01/2016 AT 05:40 PM EST Sherri Shepherd will continue to have to pay child support to ex husband Lamar Sally for a child the former couple had [...]

February 2016

When Parents And Surrogates Disagree On Abortions

Written by Katie O'Reilly - February 19, 2016 An ongoing legal battle between a gestational carrier of triplets and a father-to-be shows the messiness of surrogacy contracts. When a woman agrees to become a [...]

January 2016

Manhattan Couple Sues to Get Their Names on Birth Certificate of Boy Born through Surrogate

Written by Barbara Ross - January 28, 2016 We did it! He's OURS!! That's what a Manhattan couple wants the whole world — and the legal system — to know about a little boy [...]

Lawsuit Filed by Surrogate Mother Raises New Legal, Moral Issues

Written by Shawn Radcliffe - January 20, 2016 Recent high-profile cases around surrogacy and frozen embryos raises questions about these alternative routes to parenthood. Frozen embryos. Donated sperm. Surrogate motherhood. In vitro fertilization. The [...]

Sherri Shepherd Continues to Fight Court Ruling Saying She Is Mom of Ex’s Child Born via Surrogate, Asks Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Hear Her Case

BY DIANE HERBST AND EMILY STROHM 01/08/2016 AT 03:45 PM EST Sherri Shepherd, the former The View co-host ordered by a court to pay support for the child she had through a surrogate with [...]

December 2015

Reproductive Law Spurs Debate Among Pike Bar Members

Reproductive Law Spurs Debate Among Pike Bar Members Keynote speaker Melissa Brisman shares expertise in this niche practice Published Dec 9, 2015 at 6:55 pm (Updated Dec 9, 2015) MILFORD — The Pike County Bar [...]