Articles Tagged with Surrogacy

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”

If you are considering donating your eggs, you will want to make sure you speak with a trusted family law attorney before committing to the process. With egg donation compensation averaging $8,000 and reaching upward of $14,000, it can be tempting to sign up to do a good deed while making some extra cash, but you will want to first make sure that both you and the intended parent are clear on each party’s rights over the resulting child. In addition to making sure you have a clear contract in place outlining your rights, you will also want to consult with an attorney to make sure you know exactly what parental rights (if any) are typically granted to you in your jurisdiction in case of any unforeseen conflict.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What children’s expenses are covered by child support?”

The desire to have a child of your own is a powerful one for many people. Though most are able to do so easily, there are many couples who cannot. Either due to age or infertility, it is not always an option to simply go out and have your own biological child. It is for this reason that some couples begin considering alternatives, including hiring a surrogate. Those who go down this road are required to put great faith in not only the woman chosen to act as a surrogate, but also in the legal system to ensure their rights are protected.

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What rules are there for Father’s Right in NC?”

A Georgia man who hired a surrogate to carry his child for $33,000 may be getting more than he bargained for.

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