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We offer a full suite of legal services, including contracts (surrogacy, egg, sperm, and embryo donation), establishment of parental rights, adoption, agency contract review, and co-parenting agreements.
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The processes of surrogacy, egg donation, and embryo donation are complex and can feel overwhelming. These articles, written by Shelley M. Tarnoff, MFT, Esq. or a colleague in the field, offer information to help you understand key aspects and guide you through the process.
Common Questions: Egg Donation
What is the role of the agency?
What is the role of the lawyer?
What are the arguments in favor of disclosing the fact of the ovum donation to resulting children?
Ten Things to Consider When Selecting Your Gestational Carrier
1. Positive Interactions – Many challenges may be faced during the surrogacy process. It’s important for the parties to communicate well with each other and have a mutual feeling of goodwill....
Using A Family Member As A Surrogate
When a family member offers to serve as your surrogate, it may seem like a dream come true. However, the closeness of the family relationship can lead to other areas of difficulty.
When Things Go Wrong: Pregnancy Termination In Surrogacy
After saving enough money, researching medical clinics and agencies, and meeting the woman who has offered to help you, it is time to bring in the lawyers to work out the details of a surrogacy agreement...