Change to the Nevada Surrogacy Law for Parentage, ART, and Adoption

There has been a change to the Nevada law that we want to share with you. The Nevada Governor signed into law AB 191, which addresses parentage, ART and adoption. Effective July 1, 2017, the bill gender neutralized Nevada’s voluntary acknowledgment of paternity to include “parentage” to cover ART born children. This will simplify the […]

New York May Lift Over 20-Year Ban on Surrogacy: Note from John Weltman

In what may be the second major step forward in surrogacy in the United States this spring, Brad Hoylman, Democratic State Senator for New York, announced yesterday the passage of Senate Bill S17A through committee. The Bill, if passed by the full assembly and signed into law, will effectively repeal New York’s two-decade-plus ban on […]

Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couples: A Brief Introduction

Surrogacy is a big decision for any couple, straight or gay. Being familiar with the process is a must for any intended parent. Although surrogacy for heterosexual intended parents and same-sex intended parents is largely similar, there are a few factors that separate gay surrogacy from surrogacy for straight couples. Matching The matching process is important […]