State Laws and Legislation

Delaware Surrogacy Law

Summary: While the Delaware statutes do not address surrogacy agreements, the ruling of at least one court suggests that those agreements go against the public policy of the state. The issue of surrogacy agreements involving lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) individuals has not yet been considered by the courts.

Explanation: In the 1988 case of Hawkins v. Frye, a Delaware Family Court held that a

Updated: Tue, September 08, 2009 - 11:00:00