As the mother of twins born through Surrogacy, Stephanie Caballero, Esq. is uniquely qualified to guide you through your Gestational or Traditional Surrogacy. As part of legal counseling and contract drafting, we address, among others, the following issues:
- Advise the Parties as to their rights and responsibilities under the surrogacy arrangement
- Prepare or review the surrogate agreement
- Make referrals to experienced attorneys who are able to act as independent counsel for your surrogate
- Prepare letters of release for the agencies and physicians involved in your surrogacy
- Provide agencies and physicians with the required updates as to the status of the surrogacy agreements
- Manage funds in the Client Trust Account and ensure the release of surrogate compensation and outstanding medical bills
- Prepare and distribute required court documents and make necessary court appearances to ensure that your names are placed on the baby’s original birth certificate at the hospital
- Provide the hospital staff and social workers with the required notice to ensure that the birth certificate is completed according to the order of the court
- Provide a link between the state, county vital records and the hospital to ensure that the birth certificate process is completed efficiently and properly
- For our out-of-country clients, assist in coordinating the legal aspects of registering your baby so that you can return to your country with your child
- Provide any additional legal services that may be necessary
Attorney Caballero understands the emotional and financial aspects of having a family through Surrogacy. We have made a commitment to assist clients considering working with a surrogate by taking the time to explain the process to clients, being available to clients throughout the surrogacy, and recruiting as many qualified surrogates as possible. Please feel free to contact Attorney Caballero for a free consultation about our legal services and the surrogacy process in general.
Attorney Caballero will provide the legal services that are needed to protect the parties’ legal rights, as well as the Intended Parents’ rights to their baby.