The desire to have a child is very powerful. For some couples surrogacy may be a solution.
However, surrogacy is a complex area of law and in Western Australia is governed by the Surrogacy Act 2008. The act sets out the legal requirements for non-commercial surrogacy arrangements that can be made between suitable persons.
Assessment requirements under the Surrogacy Act 2008 require parties to obtain independent legal help and advice so all parties are fully informed about the legal consequences of a surrogacy.
Kavanagh Family Lawyers can provide the required independent legal advice prior to surrogacy and assist you in making a surrogacy agreement including defining the agreement terms and obtaining the parenting orders.
Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Western Australia and is a criminal offence under the Surrogacy Act 2008.
Call Kavanagh Lawyers on (08) 9218 8422 to speak to one of our lawyers.