Ashley W. Pittman, PLLC

Mississippi’s Premier Fertility Law Firm

Areas of Expertise

  • Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) Law
  • Surrogacy/Collaborative Reproduction
  • Determination of Parentage for Domestic and International Clients (Pre-Birth Orders)
  • Drafting and Review of Gestational Carrier Agreements
  • Embryo Donor Agreements
  • Gamete Donor Agreements
  • Assistance in obtaining birth certificate and passport for newborn
  • Drafting Fertility Preservation Trusts for legal protection of preserved embryos and gametes
  • Estate Planning/Powers of Attorney
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Highly Professional

I really appreciated the collaboration with Ashley and the work she did for me concerning an international surrogacy case. She is so profesional ! Always extremely reactive, available, and willing to meet your needs with good advice, and ready to help with any new matter and issues which may arise. …Read More

Donor Agreement

We used Ashley as a recommendation from our fertility clinic! She was wonderful! Everything was able to be done remotely which made the process extremely easy for all parties. She made changes at our request and had everything ready to go very quickly! I would only recommend using her! …Read More

Compassionate and Professional Legal Services!

We hired Mrs. Pittman for a gestational carrier contract. She was very attentive to our needs and worked with us well. (…) She worked overtime and on the weekends to make sure we were pleased with our legal documents. …Read More

Surrogacy lawyer

We hired Ashley to handle our surrogacy case/family law in MS. She was excellent and hands on for everything. She worked with my work schedule to have phone consultations after hrs and even on weekends She even kept in contact via email during her vacation vacation and while out of country. …Read More

Knowledgeable & Compassionate Lawyer

Ashley is so knowledgeable in fertility law that she helped opened my eyes to other concerns I could protect myself from legally. She was a god sent help and made the process so easy. Ashley is very easy to work with. …Read More

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Memberships

  • Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAARTA)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) (Member, legal professionals group)
  • Society For Ethics In Egg Donation And Surrogacy (SEEDS)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Family Law, Assisted Reproductive Technology sections)
  • Resolve, the National Infertility Association (professional Member)
  • Mississippi State Bar (Member, Taxation and Probate sections)

Publications

Assisted Reproduction Technology and the Status of the Embryo

Nov 2, 2011

Mississippi Law Journal, 81 Miss. L.J. Supra 99, Mississippi Personhood and Initiative 26 Symposium. A collection of essays addressing various aspects of Initiative 26 (Personhood Initiative) and the possible effects of passage in Mississippi.

Bell on Mississippi Family Law (2d. ed. 2011)

Nautilus, Family Law Treatise

Author, Chapter 15, Assisted Reproduction Law

Bell on Mississippi Family Law (3rd. ed. 2020)

Nautilus, Family Law Treatise

Author, Chapter 15, Assisted Reproduction Law

Navigating the Diverse and Evolving Law of Gestational Surrogacy

Sep 12, 2011

Mississippi Law Journal, 80 Miss L.J. Supra 157

Mississippi Personhood and Initiative 26 Symposium: 

A collection of essays addressing various aspects of Initiative 26 (Personhood Initiative) and possible effects of passage in Mississippi.

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