Manhattan Couple Sues to Get Their Names on Birth Certificate of Boy Born through Surrogate

Written by Barbara Ross - January 28, 2016 We did it! He's OURS!! That's what a Manhattan couple wants the whole world — and the legal system — to know about a little boy born last summer in Brooklyn to a surrogate mother. Angelina and Steven Kates have asked the courts to order the [...]

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Lawsuit Filed by Surrogate Mother Raises New Legal, Moral Issues

Written by Shawn Radcliffe - January 20, 2016 Recent high-profile cases around surrogacy and frozen embryos raises questions about these alternative routes to parenthood. Frozen embryos. Donated sperm. Surrogate motherhood. In vitro fertilization. The options abound for couples and single people who want to have children but can’t do it on their own without [...]

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Sherri Shepherd Continues to Fight Court Ruling Saying She Is Mom of Ex’s Child Born via Surrogate, Asks Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Hear Her Case

BY DIANE HERBST AND EMILY STROHM 01/08/2016 AT 03:45 PM EST Sherri Shepherd, the former The View co-host ordered by a court to pay support for the child she had through a surrogate with ex-husband Lamar Sally and named the boy's legal mother, is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take her case, according [...]

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Reproductive Law Spurs Debate Among Pike Bar Members

Reproductive Law Spurs Debate Among Pike Bar Members Keynote speaker Melissa Brisman shares expertise in this niche practice Published Dec 9, 2015 at 6:55 pm (Updated Dec 9, 2015) MILFORD — The Pike County Bar Association last month held a special Continuing Learning Event at Balch’s Seafood Restaurant in Milford. Among the nine prominent figures [...]

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Sherri Shephard Can’t Get Out Of Surrogacy Contract

Court: Sherri Shepherd Can't Get Out Of Surrogacy Contract "She doesn't want to be part of his life. It's all good." MARYCLAIRE DALE 11/25/2015 11:22 am ET PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Television personality and actress Sherri Shepherd has been found legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate she and her ex-husband hired before [...]

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Single Men Choosing To Start Families On Their Own August 17, 2015 By Dick Brennan NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — It’s not unusual for a single woman to raise a child on her own, but it’s happening more with single men. Just like women, they are hearing their biological clock tick, and as CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, we are seeing a new fatherhood. Month old [...]

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Melissa Francis Has A New Addition To Her Family

(See announcement at minute 2:17) Fox News July 30, 2015 We are so happy to have helped this wonderful couple, Melissa Francis and Wray Thorn, have a baby!

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Single straight men turn to IVF to start families March 17, 2015 By Kate Aquillano A growing number of single straight men are reportedly turning to IVF and surrogates to become fathers. In the wake of the recent Dolce & Gabbana controversy, in which the legendary designers praised "traditional" families and referred to IVF children as “synthetic,” the "Today" show spoke with a [...]

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Lamar Sally Says Court Battle with Sherri Shepherd over Surrogacy Is ‘Heartbreaking’ March 11, 2015 By Emily Strohm Sherri Shepherd will have to wait a little longer to see if a judge declares her to be the mother of a baby boy born to a surrogate last August. On Wednesday, a Pennsylvania judge continued the hearing to determine who should be the mother of the child [...]

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The Hidden Costs of International Surrogacy December 22, 2014 Overseas options look cheaper on paper, but they don't account for fraud, travel costs, and legal headaches that inevitably arise. by Darlena Cunha When Rhyannon Morrigan and her husband Drew used an egg donor and surrogate to have their child at a clinic in Delhi, India, they knew the road would [...]

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