Louisiana Man Accuses Ex-Girlfriend of Misappropriating His Sperm

In a lawsuit, Layne Hardin alleges a Texas fertility clinic illegally dispensed his sperm, which was used to impregnate his ex-girlfriend.
2:17 | 08/12/15

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David. All right, ginger. ABC news exclusive. Louisiana man claiming his ex-girlfriend conceived their child without his permission. The case is in court right now and ABC's linsey Davis explains how this could happen. Reporter: This morning, a Louisiana man is taking a Texas fertility center and his ex-girlfriend to court, claiming the clinic illegally handed over his DNA samples to her which he then used to have his child. It's beyond belief. It's something that you don't read or see in a movie. Reporter: In 2002, he signed a contract with his then-girlfriend Katherine leblanc. It basically stated if our relationship were to end or if he were to die, that the sperm would go to me. Reporter: When they broke up four years later, he began dating this woman. The relationship was very rocky. It was on and off. Quite a bit. Very volatile. Reporter: According to Hardin's lawsuit, after their relationship ended, she obtained two of her ex-boyfriend's samples at the sperm bank where they were being held without his permission. Now Hardin and leblanc are suing the fertility center for breech of contract and also suing Devall saying she had no rights to the sperm. More security checks in place for me going and buying alcohol at a gas station than there were for her to seize a man's DNA. Reporter: Hardin went with his client to a Houston fertility specialist telling he wanted to use his sperm to get her pregnant. Never notified the clinic later that she didn't want her to have his sperm. Hardin hard their son is now 5 years old. He never met him. What do I say? Do I recognize him? Reporter: For "Good morning America," linsey Davis, ABC news, New York.

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