Legal Services for Intended Parents
Intended Parents are individuals and couples who are choosing an alternative path to parenthood, including Egg Donation, Sperm Donation, Embryo Donation and Surrogacy. In many cases Intended Parents elect to contract with a Gestational Surrogate Mother, who agrees to gestate an embryo created by the Intended Parents and which is not genetically related to the Surrogate Mother. Intended Parents may elect to utilize an Egg or Sperm Donor of one of them is unable to provide the genetic material to create an embryo.
Medical technology now provides numerous alternatives to parenthood for Intended Parents. A Well-developed Surrogacy or Donation legal agreement is essential due to the changes in medical technology and California state law. Items that must be addressed in these agreements include liabilities, compensation, confidentiality, medical expenses and insurance, as well as other considerations affecting the child, Surrogate, Egg Donors and Intended Parents. It’s important that you consult with an attorney prior to entering into any surrogacy or donation arrangement. Attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory S. Masler will help ensure that you and your child are legally and financially protected and that you become the legal parents of the child.