The ink on the contract is still wet. Now what happens? Watch to find out!
If you are considering surrogacy, check out this video that provides 3 ways to save money during surrogacy.
In Canada it is against the law to pay a surrogate, although reimbursements are legal. But which reimbursements are lawful?
3 things people considering surrogacy should discuss with a potential surrogate
Does the location of the birth really matter? (hint: yes, yes it does)
3 reasons why having a surrogacy agreement is SO IMPORTANT!
Do surrogates get paid? What can be reimbursed? How do reimbursements work? This video has the answers!
In this vlog, the surrogacy process is demystified.
Intended Parents often call us at the very beginning of their surrogacy journey. While we're happy to chat, the actual legal work does not begin until later in the process.
Three ways Covid-19 has impacted surrogacy.
Some non-legal advice for intended parents about surrogacy.
Find out our #1 tip for intended parents considering surrogacy.
At the highest level, surrogacy lawyers do 2 main things: (1) help with the surrogacy agreement (drafting it and/or providing legal advice) and (2) ensuring the intended parents' names are shown on the birth certificate.
Why is it so important that intended parents and surrogates have their own lawyers? Find out here!
After dabbling with videos on our Facebook page during COVID19, we've decided it's time to get a little more serious...
Health Canada expresses plans to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act
Health Canada released regulations to the Assisted Human Reproduction Act, which now specifies what can be reimbursed to egg/sperm donors and surrogates.
Lisa had the pleasure of writing the Reproductive Health Law chapter in the 2019 book entitled "Introduction to Health Law in Canada".
Here are the submissions made by Lisa Feldstein to Health Canada.
The week of November 19 is all about fertility law!
Confused about surrogacy law? Here is an overview of the legal process.
An Ontario Court provided some clarity as to how frozen embryos should be divided in the event of a divorce.
In Canada it is currently against the law to pay someone to donate sperm or eggs, or to be a surrogate. One politician wants to change that.
When new clients contact us about surrogacy, one of their first questions is whether a surrogacy contract is really required when the surrogate is a relative. Our answer is always the same: yes...
Health Canada is planning on amending the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and is seeking feedback from the public.
There is a new Bill in government that would alter how surrogacy operates in Ontario.
See what we submitted to the government.
On September 29, 2016 the Ontario government introduced a new Bill that would fundamentally change the legal landscape with respect to who is a parent.
Cy and Ruby’s Act will create real change in Ontario. But hopefully the path to equality will not be accompanied by introducing fundamental flaws to surrogacy procedures in Ontario.
As of December 2015 the Ontario government will start to pay for IVF.