Legal Aspects of Surrogacy Explained by Celebrity Divorce Lawyer

A surrogate mother holds her belly as an excited couple watches happily in the background
Legal Aspects of Surrogacy Explained by Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Christopher C. Melcher

[Source: The List]

News Article Title: The Legal Aspects of Surrogacy are a Lot More Complicated Than You Thought

Date of Publication: March 11, 2021

Area of Law Expertise: Surrogacy

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.

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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