Understanding New York Surrogacy Laws

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Surrogacy laws are not regulated in the United States. Therefore, each state determines its own stance when it comes to gestational surrogacy laws. Recently, New York changed their surrogacy laws, and now compensated surrogacy is legal in the Empire State. Understanding the surrogacy legal process is important for both intended parents and surrogates who plan […]

New York Surrogacy Laws

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Surrogacy laws are not regulated in the United States. Therefore, each state determines its own stance when it comes to gestational surrogacy laws. Recently, New York changed their surrogacy laws, and now compensated surrogacy is legal in the Empire State. Understanding the surrogacy legal process is important for both intended parents and surrogates who plan […]

Celebrating Legalization of Surrogacy in New York

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This year represents a milestone for intended parents and surrogates in New York. Compensated surrogacy became legal in February 2021 in the state, culminating a years-long effort to provide protections for surrogates and giving intended parents a state-of-the-art law supporting all families. Our surrogacy agency, which has an office in NYC, already has established relationships with […]

How a Surrogate Can Prepare for Contract Negotiations

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Whether you’re a first-time surrogate in the Bay Area or an experienced gestational carrier in New York, moving into the contract negotiations phase of your journey may bring up lots of questions. As a gestational carrier, understanding what goes into your surrogacy contract will help prepare you for when it happens. Some helpful considerations when […]

Gestational vs. Traditional Surrogacy

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Defining the difference between gestational and traditional surrogacy in biological terms is straightforward. Understanding the legal and emotional differences between the 2 methods is a bit more complicated. As a trusted, experienced surrogacy agency, we offer gestational surrogacy through our California, New York, and Massachusetts offices. Before in vitro fertilization became more common, individuals or […]

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract: For Intended Parents

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Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract It’s a wonderful thing when intended parents match with a surrogate. As their journey together commences, they develop a relationship like no other. Part of what helps this relationship be successful is having a surrogacy contract – or what Circle calls a Carrier Agreement – in place. There are certain topics […]