New Mexico  - "The Land of Enchantment"

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Overview of Surrogacy Law in New Mexico

  1. Does CSP accept Surrogate Mothers who reside in this state?  Yes.
  2. Does CSP accept Intended Parents who reside in this state?  Yes.
  3. Is it legal for Intended Parents who are residents in this state to participate in surrogacy?  Yes.   
  4. Has CSP helped Intended Parents who reside in this state finalize their parental rights?  Yes.   
  5. If a surrogate mother delivers in this state, can the Intended Parents have their names on their child's birth certificate?  Yes.  If a surrogate mother delivers in this state, can the Intended Parents have their names on their child's birth certificate? Depends.
    Pre-Birth Order available:
    • Married heterosexual couple, straight IVF: Yes
    • Married heterosexual couple using either egg or sperm donor: Yes
    • Unmarried couple: Varies by judge
    • Same-sex couple: Yes
    • Single parent: Unclear. Still problematic.
     

Counselors for this state:

Kim Nadler, MFCC



VorzimerMasserman Disclaimer: This is a summary for informational use only and should not be relied upon for legal advice. Please note that the state laws regarding surrogacy frequently change and vary from county to county. The attorneys of VorzimerMasserman are only licensed in California. VorzimerMasserman shall not be responsible for any liability associated with this list.

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