Legal surrogacy in Queensland is strictly altruistic (non-commercial) and there are many intricacies and details in the legislature for which you might need the help of a surrogacy lawyer in Brisbane.
Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproduction, which can involve a woman agreeing to become pregnant with the intention that the child born as a result of the pregnancy is to be treated as the child of another person or couple (known as “the intended parents”).
The process of surrogacy can involve many people, from the birth mother and her partner or spouse to any other people who provide genetic material for the pregnancy, and the intended parents.
For surrogacy to be successful, a number of elements must be satisfied to ensure that parentage of the child born of a surrogacy agreement is transferred effectively to the intended parents under Queensland legislation pursuant to the Surrogacy Act (Qld) 2010.
This is a Court process that includes the following:
There are only certain circumstances where the Court can dispense with the above elements and the other requirements.
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