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Surrogate and Gestational Carrier Legal Services
Gestational Carrier and Surrogate Legal Services
Jennifer has represented numerous Gestational Carriers over the years and is experienced at review, negotiation and preparation of legal agreements and other necessary documents on behalf of Gestational Surrogates. Jennifer represents gestational carriers who work with other local attorneys and agencies as well as out of state agencies. The choice to become a gestational carrier or a surrogate requires serious thought, commitment of time, energy, and emotion. To become a gestational carrier or a surrogate, there is initial screenings, interviews as well as medical and psychological testing.
If you are interested in becoming a Gestational Carrier, complete the contact request form on the contact page. Jennifer offers free phone consultations and will review with you the legal options to be a Gestational Carrier in the State of Maryland. Jennifer can assist you in how to locate Intended Parents that match your preferences. Gestational carriers and surrogates are customarily compensated on average between $20,000 and $30,000 for their time and effort.
To be a Gestational Carrier or Surrogate, a woman is usually between 21 and 41 years of age (up to 35 for traditional surrogate), has had at least on child of her own with a normal pregnancy and delivery, is financially stable, does not have a criminal history, has the support of her family and others close to her for her decision to be a carrier/surrogate, has no serious medical problems, does not smoke, drink or use illegal substances, lives in a surrogacy friendly state and is willing to undergo medical and psychological evaluations and, if married, her husband must udergo the same type of tests.
Jennifer currently has clients looking to match with a GC privately so if you are interested in being a GC, contact Jennifer directly at JFairfax@jenniferfairfax.com and she can put you in touch with potential Intended Parents. Jennifer does NOT maintain a list of GC's or Intended Parents for matching purposes but will put parties in touch with each other if she has active searching clients.