by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-02-27 at 04:10:50
For over 25 years, Robin has been helping build legally secure families through adoption and assisted reproduction. Her law practice, located in Beaverton, Oregon, is dedicated to family formation law, which encompasses many types of adoption and surrogacy matters. Robin’s clients, who hail from Oregon and all over the U.S., as well as from numerous countries around the world, create and grow their families in a multitude of ways.
In addition to representing adoptive parents, birth parents, surrogates and intended parents, for the past 20 years Robin has represented the position of the Oregon State Bar on adoption and surrogacy issues. In her spare time Robin likes to bake, knit, walk her mellow Labradoodle Tux (who may be at her office to greet you), and plan future travels.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]