Many people try for years and years to have a baby, and are unable to conceive naturally. For this reason many of these couples choose Surrogacy to become parents. The best way that Intended Parents can become parents to a baby using a Surrogate Mother is to begin with a Surrogacy Lawyer, such as Mahan & Mahan, Attorneys at Law.
A Surrogacy Lawyer will ensure that the best interests of both parties along with the unborn baby are all taken into account. These lawyers have special training in the area of Surrogacy and ART.
Mahan & Mahan works with Surrogacy agencies that have databases of women that have been screened and vetted. These women have had to go through a rigorous psychological, physical & financial screening process and are educated about the process before entering the program. Rather than posting ads in newspapers and online in search for a surrogate mother, Intended Parents can have the surrogacy agency do the search for a Surrogate Mother.
It is important to involve a Surrogacy Lawyer in the process because of the ever changing surrogacy laws.
The Gestational Surrogacy process and Surrogacy Law is very complicated process, and many challenges can arise. There are many things to consider such as birth certificates paperwork, to hospital visitation and health insurance payments for the surrogate.
Both the Intended Parents and the Surrogate Mother should be represented by separate lawyer to ensure that both parties are being represented appropriately. It is important that no laws are broken, that payments are made to doctors and insurance companies and ultimately that everyone has the baby’s best interests on their mind.