Kansas

Accepts / Does NOT Accept CA Judgment

Accepts, but registration is required

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

Pre-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

Two Bio Connections

N/A

N/A

N/A

No Bio Connections

There is no law in Kansas addressing gestational surrogacy. Because it is not prohibited, gestational surrogacy may be practiced.

Vital Records Information

Contact: Megan in Amendments (785) 296-1436, Fax: 785 559 4218; Kansas VR General Line: (785) 296-1430

  • Prior to the birth, send VR a certified copy of the Order and the Kansas Registration.

Judgment: Judgment and IVF Declaration must state genetic connection – source of sperm & egg

  • Judgment must include amendment language to remove GC as well as IPs’ marital status, date of birth, place of birth and address, maiden name of IM, social security as N/A and level of education of IPs.
  • Judgment will need to be registered per Vital Records. This can be done using a Kansas attorney (Karen Rosenberg) [email protected]; Fax: 816-756-1999.  Send Karen copy of certified Judgment of Parentage, and IP and GC addresses.

Birth Certificates: After the birth, VR will amend the birth record to add IM as mother. This takes about a week and after it is completed IPs can submit a birth certificate order form.

Link to birth certificate order form: http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/birth_howto_regular_mail.html

  • After amendment is processed, IPs can pick up birth certificate on the same day or request by mail (7-10 days)
  • Please send an self- addressed envelope with the birth certificate application and include payment:
    • $15 amendment fee
    • $15 for each birth certificate ordered
  • Expedited Requests:
    • Office of Vital Statistics
    • Attn: Linda Amrine (note- Linda no longer works at VR- new contact is Megan- confirm with Megan who to address to before sending!)
    • 1000 SW Jackson St Ste 120
    • Topeka KS 66612

Local Counsel

Karen S. Rosenberg

Direct Dial:  (816) 285-6014

Fax:  (816)  756-1999

Website:  krigelandkrigel.com