Legal Aspects of Surrogacy Explained by Celebrity Divorce Lawyer
"The Legal Aspects of Surrogacy are a Lot More Complicated Than You Thought"
Description: Sara Whitman interviewed celebrity divorce lawyer Christopher C. Melcher regarding the legal aspects of surrogacy. Top family law attorney Christopher C. Melcher told The List that there aren’t too many legal risks involved while the surrogate is physically pregnant, as the intended parents and surrogate are locked in a legal deal.
Publication: The List
Publication Date: March 11, 2021
Journalist: Sara Whitman
Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview: Surrogacy
Legal Expert: Christopher C. Melcher
Quote: “However, issues can arise if “the unborn child has a developmental disability, the surrogate unintentionally becomes pregnant with two or more children, or the pregnancy could become too dangerous for the surrogate to continue.” Plus, there’s a chance that a couple in the surrogacy process may break up, which could lead to a custody battle.”
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