by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-11-19 at 22:24:02
Paula graduated from the University of California in 1978, and passed the California Bar that same year. Eventually, she went into private practice with her husband and her first case was an independent adoption. That experience became the initial step in what has become a long and storied journey. Paula was part of a small group of legal practitioners who helped merge bold new ideas in Family Law with innovative medical technologies in infertility. Today those efforts have become the cornerstone of a huge medical-legal industry in California that attracts people from all over the world in need of surrogacy services and/or egg donation, sperm donation and embryo donation. Paula has specialized in the area of Reproductive Law for over twenty-five years and has worked with some of the best doctors, medical clinics, and agencies in the state of California. Paula has worked successfully with all types of prospective parents and is experienced in the myriad laws necessary to establish parentage. Paula has hundreds of happy clients who, with her help, have achieved their life-long dream of becoming parents.
There are thousands with health or fertility issues or a lack of the necessary anatomy that might once have prevented them raising a genetically connected child. Not anymore. When Film-maker and activist Lance Black and Tom Daley announced they were going to be dads via surrogacy in the UK press, there had been mixed reactions. […]
Growing Families has a decade of experience of working with government and agencies during crises to guide parents and their newborns through safe exit processes. These have included a military coup in Thailand, earthquakes in Nepal, sudden changes in laws in India and Cambodia and of course airspace closures in Ukraine during the worst of […]
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]