Fleming Island, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: My wife and I are going to use a known sperm donor. We’re in the state of Florida and we want to know the right we hav

Us and the donor have agreed to sign a “contract” stating that he does want anything to do with the child and giving us full consent. My wife and I both want to be on the birth certificate and I know I’ll have parental right since I’ll be the birth mother, but we want her to have full parental rights as well.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Deborah Annette Carroll
Deborah Annette Carroll
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It is important to have a legally sufficient donor contract executed before the procedure. Once the baby has been born, you will need to complete the parentage process for the spouse who is not the birth parent by filing for adoption.

Bruce Alexander Minnick and Henry George Ferro agree with this answer

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