Surrogacy & Reproductive Donation Law

Hall & Evans is proud to represent gestational surrogates, traditional or genetic surrogates, intended parents, donors, recipients, and adoptive parents in all aspects of assisted reproductive technology law.  Our practice group is chaired by Susan G. Ridgeway, who practices at our Missoula, Montana office and is licensed in Montana.  We provide services in arrangements involving heterosexual, same-sex male, same-sex female, and single intended parents who will receive assistance from a surrogate or use donated ova, sperm, or embryos to bring children into their family.  We have worked with parties residing in Montana and across the United States, including Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Wyoming, Utah, and with parties residing internationally, including France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Israel, China, Australia, Italy, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our services include the following:

  • Surrogacy Agreements (gestational and genetic)
  • Egg Donation Agreements
  • Sperm Donation Agreements
  • Embryo Donation Agreements
  • Pre-Birth Parentage and Birth Registration Orders
  • Post-Birth Parentage and Birth Registration Orders
  • Birth Certificate Amendments
  • Multi-Jurisdictional and International Coordination
  • Expeditiously Obtaining Certifications, Authentications, and Apostilles
  • Coordinating with Fertility Clinics and Hospitals
  • Second Parent and Stepparent Adoptions
  • Domestication of Foreign Orders
  • Insurance Coverage Reviews and Opinions
  • Representation of Cryobanks and Fertility Clinics

Hall & Evans’ attorneys are members of organizations focused on developing and maintaining legal competency and ethical standards in surrogacy and donation of gametes or embryos.