Florida

Accepts / Does NOT Accept CA Judgment

Accepts

Married Hetero Couple

Unmarried Hetero Couple

Married
Same-Sex
Couple

Unmarried Same-Sex Couple

Single Parent

One Bio Connection

Two Bio Connections

N/A

N/A

N/A

No Bio Connections

Pre Birth / Post Birth

Post-Birth

State Law Governing Gestational Surrogacy

Married Hetero Couple

Unmarried Hetero Couple

Married
Same-Sex
Couple

Unmarried Same-Sex Couple

Single Parent

One Bio Connection

Pre-planned adoption/ maternity-paternity action

Pre-planned adoption/ maternity-paternity action

Pre-planned adoption/ maternity-paternity action

Two Bio Connections

Pre-planned adoption/ maternity-paternity action

N/A

N/A

N/A

No Bio Connections

(Confirm all no bio connection scenarios with Stan!)

(Confirm all no bio connection scenarios with Stan!)

(Confirm all no bio connection scenarios with Stan!)

(Confirm all no bio connection scenarios with Stan!)

(Confirm all no bio connection scenarios with Stan!)

Gestational surrogacy for married couples is governed and permitted by Ch.742.15 FL Stat., although other intended parents are able to pursue gestational surrogacy through other legal avenues.

Vital Records Information

Contact: Betty Shannon – supervisor – phone number (904) 359-6900 ext. 1003

Confirmed February 12, 2021 that FL VR will accept all court orders regardless of marital status or genetic connection.

Local Counsel

Stan Brenner: [email protected]