If you are someone who wants to build a family through assisted reproductive technology (ART) and need an egg donor, advancements in and the laws surrounding ART provide new possibilities.
The Law Offices of Laurie B. Goldheim has extensive experience representing both intended parents and egg donors.
What is the process for an egg donation?
What is the purpose of an egg donation agreement?
In addition to the understanding of parental rights and responsibilities, the agreement will address many other important issues, including:
- Details regarding medical requirements and egg retrieval
- Medical and psychological evaluations
- Compensation, if any, to the egg donor and reimbursement of her expenses
- Expectations of the egg donor regarding taking of medications prior to egg retrieval
- Rights regarding future use and/or disposition of any cryopreserved eggs or embryos formed from the donated eggs
- Confidentiality of the parties
- Obligations/desires with respect to future contact and/or medical information
- Liability for complications
- Rights of the child or children born from the egg donation
Do all states have similar laws on egg donation?
Must our agreement be signed before our egg donor undergoes injectable medications?
Can the egg donor assert her parental rights at some point in the future?
Is it possible for either us or our child to meet the egg donor at some point in the future?
How do you sign an egg donation agreement when the arrangement is anonymous?
We’re here for you. Please reach out.
As adoption and reproductive law attorneys, The Law Offices of Laurie B. Goldheim serve as a primary resource, counsel and partner to clients who seek to grow their families by contemporary means and methods, as recognized by the courts of New York and New Jersey.