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S.F. judge has tough questions for both sides in frozen embryos case

S.F. judge has tough questions for both sides in frozen embryos case

A judge who will decide the fate of a divorced couple’s five frozen embryos objected Tuesday when a lawyer described the matter as a dispute over property. “It’s a hard issue,” San Francisco Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo said during closing arguments. “Describing it as property doesn’t really capture what this is.”  The embryos, she added, “could result in the birth of a child.” Stephen Findley, 45, and his former wife, Dr. Mimi Lee, 46, an anesthesiologist, divorced in April. She wants to use the embryos they created to have a child. He wants them destroyed. They both signed a consent agreement in 2010 directing...

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