Sarah Jefford is a surrogacy lawyer practising across Australia and has been an IVF mum, an egg donor and a surrogate. Sarah produces the Australian Surrogacy Handbook and the Australian Surrogacy Podcast.
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.
Sarah has written a book, More Than Just a Baby, A Guide to Surrogacy for Intended Parents and Surrogates. It is the only guide to surrogacy in Australia.
Sarah can assist with Australian and overseas surrogacy arrangements, with everything from pre-conception to Parentage Order. Sarah can also help you navigate pregnancy and birth plans with care providers, and assist with accessing Medicare, Centrelink, passports and travel for your newborn.
Sarah provides assistance for surrogacy matters all over Australia. She offers Zoom appointments, during the daytime or evening.
Sarah also offers a DIY Parentage Order package for parents who have welcomed their baby within Australia and want an affordable option to apply for the Parentage Order.
Are you considering becoming a surrogate, and not sure where to start? Sarah provides free initial legal advice consults for women and their partners who are considering becoming surrogates.
If you are interested in reading more about surrogacy or donor arrangements, how they work, the laws and processes, be sure to check out The Blog, and listen to The Podcast, which shares stories from intended parents and surrogates from around Australia.
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Our Happy Clients
Sarah was my lawyer for a surrogacy arrangement and I found her highly knowledgeable and very approachable. She is a great communicator and was always readily available to help with any extra questions. She is very efficient and completes tasks in a timely manner. I would highly recommend her services.
Sarah was extremely helpful, knowledgeable & made the complex and challenging surrogacy process much easier for us! She was very accessible, easy to deal with, personable, and importantly knew all the answers to our many questions. We would highly recommend her!
Our Happy Clients
Sarah is down to earth, passionate as well as compassionate, honest & knowledgeable in all areas of family law. We needed Sarah for our surrogacy arrangement which she provided an exceptional service that I would highly recommend.
Thank you for being friendly, professional and affordable, and for making appointments so convenient with phone or Skype.
Sarah is a guru when it comes to surrogacy law in Australia! She is professional, a wealth of knowledge, thorough and compassionate. And she can consult via skype which is invaluable to potential clients nationwide!