The information below represents our experience with the state accepting a California Judgment of Parentage and under what circumstances. If the state does not accept a California Judgment of Parentage, the information reflects the firm’s knowledge regarding the state’s surrogacy laws or practice.
Accepts / Does Not Accept CA Judgment
Untested by our firm but not a surrogacy friendly state- only genetic father can obtain parental rights through a parentage order (genetic or non-genetic second IP needs to adopt).
Pre-Birth / Post-Birth
*Only Uncompensated Surrogacy*
Married Hetero Couple
Unmarried Hetero Couple
Unmarried Same-Sex Couple
One Bio Connection
Two Bio Connections
No Bio Connections
Disclaimer- Information contained within the map is not legal advice, and is for reference purposes only. Published information is subject to change without notice and accuracy is not guaranteed. Always consult with an experienced reproductive law attorney prior to proceeding with any gestational surrogacy arrangement. Use of the map does not create an attorney-client relationship. You are not our client until you sign an engagement letter with our firm.