What options do gay and lesbian individuals and couples have when they’re ready to become parents, and what can they expect during the process? Which states have laws that are favorable for LGBT family building, and which present barriers? How does your state’s stance on same-sex marriage affect your legal parentage? Join adoption and assisted reproduction attorney Victoria T. Ferrara, Esq., in a free webinar to ask your questions and learn about LGBT family building options including joint or second-parent adoption, donor conception, and surrogacy.
Building Your Family’s Expert Webinar: LGBT Family Building Through Surrogacy, ART, or Adoption was held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 12PM to 1PM EDT.
Listen to the LGBT family building webinar recording and view Victoria Ferrara’s slide presentation now ►
Victoria T. Ferrara, Esq., has been practicing law for the past 24 years. She is the founder and managing partner of the Law Firm of Victoria T. Ferrara, P.C., which has a focus on assisted reproductive technology law and family law. Ferrara also owns and operates a surrogacy matching agency, Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists, LLC. One of her achievements is the landmark decision of Raftopol v. Ramey, 12 A.3d 783 299 Conn. 681 (2011), a Connecticut Supreme Court case that essentially created a new way to establish legal parentage in Connecticut, i.e., by being a party (Intended Parent) to a valid gestational agreement regardless of genetic connection to the child to be born to the gestational surrogate.
More Expert Audio
Listen to archived webinars hosted by assisted reproduction and adoption experts:
The Hospital Experience in Surrogacy and Domestic Adoption, with Peter J. Wiernicki, Esq.
Getting Started in Independent Adoption, with Janna J. Annest, J.D.
Parenting After Older Child Adoption, with Regina M. Kupecky, LSW