Surrogacy Contracts

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Yes, there is a Surrogacy contract to state the legalities of the Surrogacy Agreement..

It should clearly be an anticipation of yours to gain a SOLID indulgence of what the rights and legalities are of everyone involved in your Surrogacy journey.

Surrogacy is an extremely personal journey, and it is also a legal staple.

This will never be more predominant than when the contract phase is introduced into your surrogate arrangement.

What does the Surrogacy Contract Say?

The contract abridges the guidelines of surrogacy equally for the Intended Parents and the Surrogate Mother. It includes a detailed payment schedule, and breaks down of all pertinent fees.

The contract defines what expectations you will have of your Surrogate Mother.  It is indispensable that both parties are protected by this contract, and unfortunately it can be a very stressful stage for everyone involved, therefore must be handled suitably.

The most stressful concerns stumbled upon in a contract mediations are the financial measures. Fees should never be negotiable. This is really to your benefit.  If an agency's fees are negotiable, how will you be sure that the service is not?

The bodies of Surrogacy law are emerging and remain confusing at best; therefore, it is in everyone’s best interest to work with a trust-worthy lawyer who has extensive experience with surrogacy agreements. 

The Escrow

Affords you and the Surrogate Mother to focus solely on relishing in the pregnancy. It provides security to your Surrogate Mother, knowing that the payments will be received as specified in the contract.  

The Transfer

After entering into a legal agreement, your Surrogate will begin regular appointments at the
clinic.  The clinic will schedule an initial appointment, consuming the Surrogate with the familiarity of the clinic members.  

Shortly after, she will begin her meds, and prepare her body for the embryo transfer. The day of the transfer you will be involved in finalizing the specifics of the transfer itself. The transfer is the real foundation, even though it seems to transpire halfway through the surrogacy course.

Surrogacy Providers use contracts to manage very specific information in regards to the terms and conditions that apply to arrangements between Intended Parents, Surrogate Mothers and Egg Donors. It is the most valuable tool in protecting and assuring all parties along their journey.

Below are Examples of Contracts that are used in Surrogacy and Egg Donor Arrangements.