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Do you need a medical reason to work with a surrogate?

By Marla Neufeld | June 19, 2019

Each state has different laws regarding surrogacy and some states do require some form of medical necessity before being cleared to proceed with a surrogacy journey. What constitutes this medical need and how such medical need is determined is not specifically defined. Based on U.S. case law, it appears that the determination of a medical…

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Surrogacy in the United States

By Marla Neufeld | March 21, 2019

Surrogacy in the United States is a popular for intended parents who live abroad. Reasons parents work with surrogates in the United States includes strict regulation over reproductive doctors in the U.S., high success rates with many U.S. fertility clinics,  favorable laws in many states, and U.S. citizenship granted to any child born in the…

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Miami Surrogacy Lawyer Featured in VoyageMIA Magazine

By Marla Neufeld | March 21, 2019

Miami surrogacy lawyer, Marla Neufeld, was featured in VoyageMIA magazine’s Inspirational Stories feature. The article highlights Florida surrogacy lawyer, Marla Neufeld’s, personal experience with surrogacy and how she took her personal experience and shaped it into her legal work as a third party assisted reproductive attorney in Florida.   CLICK HERE for the full article.

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Commercial DNA Testing Kits and Impacts on Egg, Sperm, and Embryo Donation

By Marla Neufeld | February 5, 2019

With the increase in people using commercial DNA testing kits, such as AncestryDNA, FamilyTree, MyHeritage, or 23andMe, the ability to be linked with genetic relatives potentially impacts the fact that many donations of genetic material, such as egg donation, sperm donation, and embryo donation, may no longer be anonymous as originally intended.   With the…

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Surrogacy Lawyer, Marla Neufeld, Speaker at the 20th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, “Third Party Assisted Reproduction and Health Law Implications,” ABA Health Law Section, March 13-16, 2019, Orlando, Florida

By Marla Neufeld | January 29, 2019

I will be speaking at the 2019 ABA Health Law Section meeting in Orlando, Florida in March 2019. The topic I will be speaking on involves regulatory and privacy issues in Assisted Reproductive Technology. The American Bar Association panel is called , “Emerging Privacy and Regulatory Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technologies” Assisted reproductive technology (ART)…

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Fort Lauderdale Surrogacy Lawyer, Marla Neufeld, Featured in Gold Coast Magazine

By Marla Neufeld | January 25, 2019

What an honor to be featured in Fort Lauderdale’s magazine, Gold Coast in the December 2018 issue. Writer Eric Barton highlighted in the most beautiful way my personal experience with surrogacy and how it evolved into my starting the Florida surrogacy and reproductive legal practice group at my law firm. The interview for the article…

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