Blog: All Things Conceivable

7 Reasons to Hire a Surrogacy Attorney
7 Reasons to Hire a Surrogacy Attorney
November 13th, 2018

While surrogacy is full of complexities, signing the legal contract may feel like one of the most overwhelming moments in the process. With all of the nuances and legal jargon, ...

Is Surrogacy Legal in all 50 States?
Is Surrogacy Legal in all 50 States?
October 1st, 2018

Surrogacy practiced in 47 U.S. States When beginning the surrogacy journey, many pressing questions often arise. Once the questions around cost and timeline have been answered, intended parents often wonder ...

Let’s talk legal. What does surrogacy law mean for you?
Let’s talk legal. What does surrogacy law mean for you?
September 13th, 2018

Five Benefits of Hiring a Surrogacy Agency with an in-house Legal Team We believe the decision to start a family is both noble and pure. You’re about to embark on...

Five Popular Surrogacy Myths Debunked
Five Popular Surrogacy Myths Debunked
September 10th, 2018

Intended parents often have a lot of questions about the surrogacy process. Some of these take the form of common myths about egg donors, surrogate mothers, and surrogacy agencies. Most ...

The History of Surrogacy, Abridged
The History of Surrogacy, Abridged
July 17th, 2018

If you think surrogacy is a modern marvel, you’d be surprised – it’s been practiced in some capacity since biblical times. While it has not always been documented or percei...

Surrogacy Friendly States
Surrogacy Friendly States
June 15th, 2018

While it’s an exciting and often very successful means to modern family building, surrogacy is not without many questions from both the intended parents and the surrogate herself. Once th...

New Jersey’s Surrogacy Law Meets the 21st Century
New Jersey’s Surrogacy Law Meets the 21st Century
May 31st, 2018

New Jersey's New Surrogacy Bill It’s a move that reproductive lawyers, intended parents, and everyone in between have been waiting on for decades. New Jersey, a state that hotly co...

Vermont Parentage Act Protects the Future of Modern Families
Vermont Parentage Act Protects the Future of Modern Families
May 24th, 2018

Vermont Passes H.562 Vermont joined the ranks of US states updating parentage laws to accommodate gestational surrogacy with the Vermont Parentage Act. A long time proponent of modern families, Vermont ...

Washington State Legalizes Commercial Surrogacy
Washington State Legalizes Commercial Surrogacy
March 16th, 2018

Have you heard the fabulous news? Commercial Surrogacy is now legal in the state of Washington! We are very excited about this news and asked ConceiveAbilities' in-house Director of Legal ...

Nevada Updates Surrogacy Laws, Simplifies Birth Certificate Process for ART-born Babies
Nevada Updates Surrogacy Laws, Simplifies Birth Certificate Process for ART-born Babies
May 31st, 2017

AB191: Nevada’s New Bill Nevada currently supports gestational surrogacy, but it recently updated and simplified the parentage process for gestational carrier arrangements. Gender Neutral Language Regarding Voluntary Parentage AB191 wi...