A recent article in the Huffington Post describing the perils of a gay couple underscores the importance of good legal advice prior to embarking on new family creation. This situation would not have happened were these intended parents working with a surrogate in California.
They were denied being the parents of their own biological children because Texas has a ban on gay marriage. Furthermore, they are not able to co-adopt the other’s biological child. These new fathers remain in a legal quagmire.
Omega Family Global’s Chief Counsel, Frederick Gaston, had this to say “This is indeed a sad outcome. Had this been in California, both Dad and Dad would have been listed on the birth certificate from day one.”
The full story can be read here.