Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
and Assisted Reproductive Technology



No Matter What the Challenge - Our attorney Can Help Make Your Family Possible


An alternative family arrangement can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience. There are many legal issues to consider before inviting a child into your life. Our attorney knows how important it can be to you and our attorney will strive to make certain your ART experience will be pleasant and as rewarding as possible.

Whether you have chosen ART due to ill health, infertility or otherwise, Attorney Carrington Madison Mead is prepared to facilitate and educate you through the ART process.

When starting a family through ART, our attorney can assist you regardless of the route you choose:


  • Embryo Transfer or In Vitro Fertilization
  • Sperm and Egg Donation
  • Surrogacy – this includes traditional and gestational


Once you have decided on your ART method, the details you need to cover can be daunting. Our attorney can assist regardless of the process your choose, she can review or draft a contract, help you protect your rights and avoid potential negative legal issues.

♦ We are Committed to Serving You and Your Family ♦

Surrogacy Assistance for GLBT/LGBT Families

Please note, Florida law states that only a married man and woman may legally contract for surrogacy. However, gay and lesbian couples in Florida may enter into such contracts in states where same-sex surrogacy is legally permissible. The state of Florida will subsequently recognize birth certificates issued in other states as a result of these contracts.

If you and your partner would like to start a family through surrogacy, do not hesitate to contact us. We have the information you need to connect with out-of-state LGBT resources that can assist you in your quest to build a family. Additionally, Our attorney can assist you and your partner in pursuing an out-of-state adoption.