State Laws and Legislation

Utah Donor Insemination Law


Utah does not clearly address the issue of donor insemination. However, other provisions may make a donor liable for support of a child conceived via that procedure.

The law does not directly address the obligations of semen donor, but does state that the father of a child “that is or may be born outside of marriage is liable to the same extent as the father of a child born within marriage” with regard to support expenses.

Citation: UTAH CODE ANN. § 78-45a-1 (2003).

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Updated: Sun, August 29, 2004 - 11:00:09