Third party assisted reproduction and surrogacy is an ever evolving area that is regulated at various levels including at a constitutional level, state level, Federal level, and self regulation by organizations that establish best practices. Some regulations are based in the law, while some regulation is self-imposed and voluntary/best practices. This article will touch upon some…Read More
Do married same sex couples have to do an adoption after their child is born via IVF or insemination?
Florida Marital Presumption, Is it Enough to Protect My Parental Rights? Due to the Florida marital presumption when a married same sex couple has a child with the assistance of third party reproductive technology (i.e. IVF, artificial insemination), absent gestational surrogacy which is governed by a different legal framework, both members of the married couple are presumed to be the…Read More
Both the donor and receiver of eggs (and similarly sperm and embryos), wonder whether the genetic material can be “taken back” from the person/people who donated it. In light of the fact that eggs, sperm and embryo can be frozen and stored for years, life situations can change from the time of the donation where someone…Read More
With the recent appointment of Supreme Court justice, Judge Kavanaugh, people have been asking how a potential reshaping of abortion rights could impact surrogacy laws. The topic of surrogacy specifically has been raised to the level of the United States Supreme Court, however, as of late, the Court has declined to hear cases involving surrogacy,…Read More
Fort Lauderdale surrogacy attorney, Marla Neufeld, was featured in the new promotional video for the iconic Pier 66 Hotel and Marina located in east Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Marla was married at the hotel and the developer interviewed her to share her memories as this Fort Lauderdale landmark. To watch Marla Neufeld, a Fort Lauderdale surrogacy attorney,…Read More
Check out the highlights of the Florida Men Having Babies conference where over 140 men came to learn about family building through surrogacy. I was a featured panel speaker on Florida surrogacy laws and appear in the highlights video talking about the amazing organization of Men Having Babies.Read More