Planning to resolve: ADR in ART
ADR can help resolve disputes in ART cases. ADR is not limited to mediation and arbitration. Other types of informal dispute resolution can resolve disputes.
When assisted reproductive treatment cases go off the rails, they can have the next level of bitterness and volatility. There can be a keen sense of betrayal when things don’t work out: on the part of the surrogate, that intended parents have not kept their solemn promises; and on the part of the intended parents- that their greatest fear has materialized- that the surrogate has decided not to relinquish the child, or has potentially harmed the child.