Schiller DuCanto & Fleck:
Brian A. Schroeder will file an appeal to be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court following this morning’s ruling. Schroeder and his client believe the sanctity of contracts should be honored:
“People should not be forced into becoming parents when they don’t want to be, and that’s what’s being done to Jacob. He does not want these embryos used at this time,” Schroeder said.
Fox Chicago, “Appellate court confirms ruling for woman in embryo case,” June 12, 2015
CBS Chicago, “In Battle of the Exes, Appeals Court Sides with Woman Who Wants Frozen Embryos,” June 12, 2015
Daily Herald, “Appellate Court: Elgin man’s consent not required for use of embryos he helped create,” June 12, 2015