Family Formation Blog

What If There Are Medical Issues in a Surrogate Pregnancy?

Surrogate Carriers are chosen based on a number of health criteria that maximize the odds of a healthy, safe, and simple pregnancy. But, like any pregnancy, surrogacy presents possible medical challenges. 

Do I Need a Private Attorney If I Am Using a Program to Find a Surrogate?

Surrogacy is a complex journey. A successful surrogacy journey takes lots of preparation and may require months of work both before and after the pregnancy.

Starting Step-Parent Adoption? You Might Not Need to Notify a Bio-Parent

Maintaining a positive relationship with the other bio-parent of your child is not always possible. In many cases, despite your best intentions, you might find the other bio-parent is irresponsible and unreasonable. This can raise questions as you move forward with...

Can I change my name if I am adopted as an adult?

What Are Adult Adoptions?

Adult adoptions enable an adult to enter a legal parent-child relationship with another adult who is a parental figure to them. This relationship confers all of the same rights and responsibilities as a biological parent-child relationship. For...

Current Clients: What to Expect During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a profound effect on businesses around the country. The team at Jennifer Fairfax, LLC is able to continue many of our operations while taking steps to prevent disease transmission

“I believe in working with each of my clients—in support of their family dynamic—to make the dreams of parenthood a reality. Whether you are single or married; or gay; a step-parent, a surrogate or intended parent or a child of adoption, it is my mission to serve as your advocate. With a dedication to the ethical and sensitive nature of each situation, I will help you understand the laws within Maryland or Washington, DC for adoption or surrogacy, and pledge to be your partner throughout the journey.” - Jennifer Fairfax

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