by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-05-05 at 01:34:26
Erin is the Principal Solicitor of Steiner Legal and a family and surrogacy lawyer from Sydney. Erin has extensive experience in the areas of surrogacy, including acting on behalf of both Intended Parents, Surrogates and Egg Donors in relation to domestic altruistic surrogacy. Erin has also advised clients on international surrogacy and adoption within the Australian legal framework. Erin and her team are passionate about assisting those that cannot start a family through natural conception, and they recognise the importance of having a knowledgeable, supportive and proficient legal team who care and are committed to their clients and their families. Erin and her team have made several successful Applications for Parentage Orders to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and are now assisting some clients have their second and third children through surrogacy.
Surrogacy can fall into the categories of altruistic or commercial. Altruistic surrogacy means that the surrogate derives no financial benefit from being a surrogate with the exception of having her reasonable expenses of the surrogacy paid. Commercial surrogacy is the opposite, being an arrangement whereby the surrogate obtains a financial benefit beyond her expenses for […]
If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice. The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email […]
For many couples who have experienced medical complications in pregnancy, including the heartbreak of late miscarriage or still-birth, working with a surrogate to create their family becomes the best way forward. However surrogacy arrangements can be complicated emotionally and logistically. Our information days profile surrogates, egg donors and parents who have gone down this route. […]