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Specialty tag(s): Adoption, LGBT Parenting Rights, LGBT Adoption

What Is Family Formation Law?

Mona Hosseiny-Tovar | April 2, 2024

Family formation law is the area of family law that’s focused on building families. Unlike many other areas of family law, which can involve contentious situations, family formation law is centered on happy occasions when people are adding new members to their family, such as adoptions and surrogacy agreements.

When Will You Need a Family Formation Attorney?

You’ll need a family formation attorney for any kind of adoption as well as in situations involving surrogacy or the donation of genetic material or embryos. This includes:

  • Private and agency adoptions
  • Foster parent adoptions
  • LGBTQ adoptions, including second-parent adoptions
  • Gestational surrogacy
  • Embryo, egg, or sperm donation

In all of these situations, an experienced family law attorney with Goranson Bain Ausley can make sure that your family is formed with a secure legal foundation and your rights are protected. If you’re planning to grow your family through adoption or surrogacy in Texas, contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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Our attorneys are experienced in all aspects of family law and will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you have the information you need to make wise decisions and prepare for the future.

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At Goranson Bain Ausley, we strive to deliver clarity about what comes next and confidence that you and your family’s future are more secure. Contact our team and discover how we can help you.

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