Rhode Island

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

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 Rhode Island addressing gestational surrogacy. Because it is not prohibited, gestational surrogacy may be practiced.

Vital Records Information

Contact: Catherine Drance ([email protected])

Judgment: Must contain due date, expected place of birth, child(ren)’s names, as well as names and DOB of IPs and GC to ensure identity at hospital

Birth Certificates: Typically ready within a week

Local Counsel

Michael Grant
[email protected]
(401)219-0400