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Thanks! We live in New York State. I just can't seem to find any clear info on this.
Hello, My wife and I are pregnant with our first child. We have kept our individual last names and we'd like my wife's last name to be the babies last name however, I'm the one giving birth. Does anyone know the legalities behind last name designation? Thanks!! Hilary
Thank you for your responses. I actually have the book and have read through the Known Donor Contract and it seems pretty thorough. I gues my next question is if we draw up the paperwork ourselves do we just need a lawyer to sign at that point? Does that take any of the expense out of the visit? I just want to make sure we absolutely cover ourselves legally but if we can find a sample contract and write in some additions ourselves, maybe we can simply have it signed...
Hello Everyone, I am new to the forum. My wife and I are beginning the process of starting our family by way of reciprocal ivf. We just had our initial consult and exams with a fertility clinic that is dedicated to gay couples. We have no idea how much this will all cost in the end. Our insurance plan covers ivf up to 3 tries. Though we've read a lot about how the insurance companies find ways around covering gay couples and ways to discriminate. The clinic we've...
Hello all. I'm new to the forum. My wife and I are beginning the process of IVF with a Known Sperm Donor. An old friend whom we adore and hope will play a role in our child's life. We are looking into having a binding Known Donor Contract written up by a lawyer. Does anyone have any advice on how much this typically costs and how much time it involves from initial consult to contract being stamped? We've never had a need for legal paperwork so this is all unfamiliar...
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