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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
What are the parentage process for Intended Parent(s) when a gestational surrogate delivers in Florida?
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…Read More
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…Read More
Under Department of State (“DOS”) policy, children born to same-sex couples are treated the same way as children born out of wedlock for purposes of determining United States citizenship. Despite the fact that same sex marriage is a federally recognized institution, the DOS requires the biological father to show a “blood relationship” by clear and…Read More