Surrogacy Lawyer Darwin

Sarah Jefford is a surrogacy lawyer in Australia, assisting people in Alice, Darwin and across the Northern Territory and 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 interested in surrogacy in the Northern Territory, Sarah can provide assistance to the intended parents or the surrogate and their partner.

Sarah publishes the Australian Surrogacy Podcast and publishes the Australian Surrogacy Handbook, and blogs about all things surrogacy and donor conception. In 2020, she published More Than Just a Baby: A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates.

Find out more about surrogacy in the Northern Territory.

Whilst there are currently no surrogacy laws in the Northern Territory, there are intended parents and surrogates seeking to enter into surrogacy arrangements and Sarah can assist parties to navigate the legal process that best suits their needs.

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.

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

Looking for more information? Be sure to check out The Blog, and listen to the Surrogacy Podcast. And don’t forget to download your free Surrogacy Handbook.

If you are new to surrogacy, you can read about how to find a surrogate, or how to become a surrogate yourself.

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.

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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Book an initial 30 minute consult