Surrogacy Lawyer Australia

Sarah Jefford is a surrogacy and fertility lawyer assisting people across Australia. Sarah was an IVF mum, and later became an egg donor and a surrogate, delivering a baby for two dads in 2018. If you are entering into a surrogacy arrangement within Australia or overseas, Sarah can provide assistance to the intended parents or the surrogate and their partner including all advice, drafting the agreement and parentage orders.

If you are new to surrogacy, you can read about how to find a surrogate, or how to become a surrogate yourself. You can also download the free Surrogacy Handbook which explains the processes and options.

Looking for a surrogate and not sure where to start? We Need a Surrogate – What’s Next? And if you have a surrogate or intended parents, you can get started on the surrogacy process.

You can read a broad overview for surrogacy in Australia and how it works.

Find out more about surrogacy overseas and surrogacy in Australia. You can also find out more about the laws that apply to your situation.

Sarah can assist intended parents who pursuing surrogacy overseas and want to know the options and processes for returning to Australia. You can book a consult with Sarah below.

If you are entering into a donor arrangement, be sure to get legal advice about the options and processes before conception. Sarah can provide advice about all the options, your rights and responsibilities and the best way forward. You can also prepare yourself by discussing the intentions and expectations with your team.

Are you considering becoming a surrogate within Australia? Sarah provides free initial advice for surrogates.

Sarah has written a book, More Than Just a Baby: A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates, which is the only guide to surrogacy in Australia.

You can find more information in the free Surrogacy Handbook, reading articles in the Blog, by listening to more episodes of the Surrogacy Podcast. You can also book in for a consult with me below, and check out the legal services I provide.

Hi! I’m Sarah Jefford (she/her). I’m a family creation lawyer, practising in surrogacy and donor conception arrangements. I’m an IVF Mum, an egg donor and a traditional surrogate, and I delivered a baby for her Dads in 2018.

I advocate for positive, best practice surrogacy arrangements within Australia, and provide support and education to help intended parents make informed decisions when pursuing overseas surrogacy.

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