Surrogacy in the USA

Surrogacy has become a significant option worldwide for couples with an unfulfilled desire to have children. German couples are also using surrogate mothers increasingly every year to realise their wish for a child. However, as surrogacy is not legally permitted in Germany, many couples travel abroad to realise this wish. The USA is a [...]

Successful Judgement: Rainbow Family through Surrogacy

A Case Study from our Legal Practice In July 2023, our lawyers successfully obtained the registration of our clients' parenthood before the Düsseldorf Local Court for surrogacy that took place abroad. This spared our clients the time-consuming adoption procedure. This judgement not only represents a further milestone in the field of surrogacy but is [...]

By |10. November 2023|Family Law|

Joint Child Custody International Cases: German Lawyer

Marriages and relationships are becoming more international. As people work across borders and move to the different corners of the globe, family law becomes more global and, in many cases, more complex. This is especially the case when children are involved. In German law, generally, both parents are given joint custody per § 1626 [...]