Legal overview of surrogacy – The United States is the most surrogacy-friendly country in the world
If you’re looking for a legal overview of surrogacy in the USA, you’ve come to the right place.
You’ll be happy to know that most of the 50 states that make up the United States do permit surrogacy. To understand surrogacy laws in the United States, it is important to understand the foundation of our legal system.
In its most basic form, the USA has a two-tier legal system. It includes federal law and state law. Surrogacy falls under family law, which is at the state level. This is why we have 50 different surrogacy laws in the United States. Each state is empowered to create its own surrogacy laws.
People travel all over the world to find a surrogate in the US. In some other countries, surrogacy may not be legal for certain people, or it may not be allowed at all. CSP is happy to match our US surrogates with individuals and couples of all nationalities and sexual orientations, and we help with the legal process to ensure that all babies born in the US are able to travel to their home countries with their parents.
We welcome you to review our legal overview of surrogacy in the United States. We also want you to understand that in a surrogacy arrangement, it is important for both the parents and the surrogate to have independent legal counsel.