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C.M. v. M.C., 270525

In an appeal from a judgment declaring plaintiff-Father to be the sole legal parent of triplet Children and finding that defendant, the gestational carrier for the children, has no parental rights, alleging an all-out attack on the constitutionality and enforceability of surrogacy agreements in California, the judgment is affirmed where: 1) defendant's arguments are foreclosed by specific legislative provisions and by a prior decision by our Supreme Court; and 2) the legislative requirements for establishing an enforceable surrogacy agreement were met in this case.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/01/26


  • LUI


  • California Court of Appeal


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