Texas

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

✓*= Outside statute, but may be possible

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

✓*

✓*

✓*

Gestational surrogacy is governed by and permitted for married couples by Texas by Tex. Fam. Code Sec. 160.751 et. seq.

Vital Records Information

Contact: Linda Rodriguez, VR Supervisor (512-776-2595); Field Representatives (able to answer questions and help with issues related to surrogacy) 512-776-2533, Steven M. 512-7762611

Judgment: Do no need to send certified Judgment to TX Vital records or hospital. Only a copy of the Judgment is sufficient.

Birth Certificates: Long form required to apply for US passport

Local Counsel

Simi Denson, Attorney at Law, P.C.
[email protected]
www.simidenson.com
(512) 788-5223