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Summary of Florida Surrogacy Laws and Florida Egg Donation, Florida Sperm Donation, and Florida Embryo Donation Laws

By Marla Neufeld | March 2, 2020

Current Florida Assisted Reproductive Technology laws: Florida ART statutes are contained within Florida Statutes 742.11, 742.13 – 742.17 (enacted into law May 15, 1993) and Florida Statutes 63.213 (enacted into law May 30, 2003). Below is a brief summary of each Florida reproductive law. Florida Statutes 742.11, Presumed status of child conceived by means of…

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Florida Law Proposed Addressing Reproductive Fraud and Reproductive Battery

By Marla Neufeld | February 13, 2020

Pursuant to Professor Madeira of Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law’s article, Madeira, J. (2020). Understanding Illicit Insemination and Fertility Fraud, From Patient Experience to Legal Reform. Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, 39(1), 110-204: Recently, several cases have been filed in North America and Europe alleging that fertility physicians inseminated former patients with their…

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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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