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

Does Not Accept

Pre-Birth / Post-Birth


Married Hetero Couple

Unmarried Hetero Couple


Unmarried Same-Sex Couple

Single Parent

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.