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Final Rule by Department of State Changing Temporary Visitors Visa

By Marla Neufeld | January 24, 2020

Please find attached an advance copy of the Department of State final rule amending the B visa regulations to establish a rebuttable presumption that a B (Visitor) nonimmigrant visa applicant who a consular officer has reason to believe will give birth during her stay in the United States is traveling for the primary purpose of…

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Florida Surrogacy Contracts, Related Legal Documents, and Legal Complications Relating to Surrogacy

By Marla Neufeld | December 27, 2019

According to co-authors, Marla Neufeld, Esq. and Jeffrey Kasky’s of the American Bar Association’s recent book, The ABA Guide to Assisted Reproduction, Techniques, Legal Issues and Pathways to Success: There are many types of contracts involved relating to assisted reproductive technology (“ART”). These should be executed prior to the start of any medical procedures that…

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Marla Neufeld’s Guide to Assisted Reproduction Included in Men Having Babies Recommended Book List

By Marla Neufeld | December 19, 2019

Gift Guide: MHB’s Essential List of Surrogacy Books for Adults and Kids On Men Having Babies’ social media page, they said as follows: This holiday season, we want to share the extensive book list we created with our families and dads-to-be. Our recommended reads, also featured at our conferences’ book fairs, include children’s books showcasing…

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Marla Neufeld Co-Author of American Bar Association’s “Health Lawyer” Article

By Marla Neufeld | December 19, 2019

The A, B, Cs (along with CDCs and FDAs) of Regulatory Implications over Assisted Reproductive Technology Marla Neufeld’s article was just published in the December 2019 issue of the American Bar Association’s Health Lawyer publication.  The article is titled, The A, B, Cs (along with CDCs and FDAs) of Regulatory Implications over Assisted Reproductive Technology…

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What are the parentage process for Intended Parent(s) when a gestational surrogate delivers in Florida?

By Marla Neufeld | December 19, 2019

Florida Surrogacy Court Proceedings Once the child(ren) is born in Florida via surrogacy, Florida law requires the intended parent(s), within 3 days of the birth, to petition the selected Florida court for a post-birth court order directing the Florida Department of Vial Statistics to issue a birth certificate naming the intended parent(s) as the sole…

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Why is Florida considered a surrogacy friendly state?

By Marla Neufeld | December 19, 2019

Consider Your State’s Surrogacy Laws: Each state has different laws, or no laws at all, governing surrogacy. In some states, it is a crime to compensate a surrogate. Some states do not have clear laws or procedures governing surrogacy which could jeopardize the parental rights of the parties involved and cause legal uncertainty for the…

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