Family Formation Blog

Why Hire an Attorney in My Home State to Assist Me With Surrogacy?

Even if you know someone who has agreed to serve as a surrogate mother for your future child – and even if that person doesn’t reside in your state – it’s still essential to find an attorney you can trust to help you through the process in your home state.

What You Should Know to Avoid Adoption Scams

Recent changes in the social and legal landscape make adoption scams more likely than ever before. If you are considering adoption, it’s crucial you take the right steps to protect yourself and your family. A scam can be highly convincing, and scammers prey upon people with good...

What is Artificial Twinning and Why is it So Controversial?

Artificial twinning is a term you may hear if you are planning to introduce a child or children into your family who are of similar age. For example adopting two children close in age at the same time born to different birth parents. Though it is controversial, all families...

Adoption Post Placement Visits: What You Should Expect

During the adoption process, prospective adoptive parents will go through a variety of steps to help the state ensure they are creating a safe and supportive environment for a child. No matter whether you’re adopting as a single person or a partnered couple, these steps are very...

Egg Donation Contracts, Why Should You Have One?

Egg donation happens when a donor gives her eggs to another person(s) to allow the recipient to become pregnant or to use with a surrogate. An egg donor may be someone known to the recipient or could be connected through the IVF clinic or an Egg Donor Program.  To donate, the...

The information shared on this account is for informational and marketing purposes ONLY. This post does not contain legal advice. This account does not contain legal advice. Communicating with or viewing this account and posts does not create an attorney-client relationship.

“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

AAAAlogofinal2018 Lawyer Rating   sl-badge-s-g-2021