What You Need to Know in a Surrogacy Agreement

Miami Surrogacy Law AttorneysMany couples who seek out surrogate mothers are blithely aware that often times surrogacy can involve legal representation and legal proceedings.

Today, with the legalization of gay marriage and the advancements in medical technology, surrogacy is more common than it was even a decade ago.

Couples are now able to start or expand their families through assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), surrogacy, and egg or sperm donation and embryo donation is rapidly increasing in popularity. read more

The Basics : Understanding Surrogacy Law In Florida

Understanding Surrogacy Law In FloridaSurrogacy is a terribly complex section of reproductive law. Across the fifty states laws can vary dramatically.

Florida’s surrogacy law is more restrictive than some states, such as California, but less restrictive than others such as Washington, D.C.

Surrogacy comes in two forms. Most surrogacies come as gestational surrogacy in which the pregnancy is created through in vitro fertilization where the egg from outside the body is fertilized and then implanted in the surrogate’s uterus.

Alternatively, the “traditional “type of surrogacy involves fertilizing an egg within the surrogate with the father’s sperm. This traditional type has fallen out of favor and now makes up only five percent of all surrogacies. read more