Docket No. A027810.

179 Cal.App.3d 386 (1986)

224 Cal. Rptr. 530

JHORDAN C., Plaintiff and Respondent, v. MARY K., Defendant and Appellant; VICTORIA T., Intervener and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Five.

March 28, 1986.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Roberta Achtenberg for Defendant and Appellant and for Intervener and Appellant.

Catherine M. Steane and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant and Intervener and Appellant.

Annette Lombardi for Plaintiff and Respondent.

Marteen J. Miller, Public Defender, and Stephany L. Joy, Deputy Public Defender, for Minor.



I. Holding

By statute in California a "donor of semen provided to a licensed physician for use in artificial insemination of a woman other than the donor's wife is treated in law as if he were not the natural father of a child thereby conceived." (Civ. Code, § 7005, subd. (b); italics added.) In this case we hold that where impregnation...

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