The Law Offices of Molly O'Brien offers large firm services and knowledge with the hands-on experience of working with a small firm.


SERVICES

 1.    Representation of Intended Parents for Surrogacy:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien as your advocate for Surrogacy, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  • Contract drafting, review, and negotiation.
  • Insurance review for surrogate (as required by law, including clarification of coverage)
  • Review of any clinic forms, agency retainer agreements, etc.
  • Review of surrogate and/or donor profiles with client
  • Review of any trust accounting statements
  • Drafting and coordination of filing parental rights judgment, court appearance if required
  • Assistance with obtaining a birth certificate
  • Assistance with obtaining a passport
  • Assistance with obtaining an Apostille (if required)
  • Assistance with any documents and/or letters that may be required for the courts in the home country of the Intended Parents
  • Assistance with the purchase of any insurance for the child (or children), or alternatively, assistance with negotiating the bills at the hospital

2.     Representation of Intended Parents for Egg, Sperm, or Embryo Donation:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien as your advocate for Egg, Sperm, or Embryo Donation, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  • Drafting, review, and negotiation of Egg, Sperm, or Embryo Donor Contracts. 
  • Will also review any Agency retainers or clinic forms at request of Parents.

3.    Representation of Gestational Carrier:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien as your advocate for  Representation of Gestational Carrier, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  • Review of surrogacy agreement with Gestational Carrier and her Partner (if any) and subsequent issuance of legal clearance.  Will also review court documentation with Gestational Carrier and her Partner (if any) and court appearance if required.

4.    Representation of Egg Donor, Sperm Donor, or Embryo Donor:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien as your advocate for  Representation of Egg Donor, Sperm Donor, or Embryo Donor, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  • Review of donation agreement with Donor and Partner (if any) and subsequent issuance of legal clearance. 

5.    Trust Accounting:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien for Trust Accounting, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  •  Will hold trust funds, as required by law, in an attorney maintained account. (CaliforniaFamily Code §7961).  Law Offices of Molly O’Brien has a California IOLTA account for client trust accounts. 
  • There are no additional fees for an account with us, such as a “per check fee”, we charge a one time flat fee.

6.    Insurance Services:
When working with the Law Offices of Molly O’Brien as your advocate for  Insurance Services, the following services are included in the flat fee:

  • If you are not using Law Offices of Molly O’Brien for legal representation, we can still assist with your insurance issues. 
  • Review of surrogate's insurance policy and/or assistance with purchase of insurance for child or negotiation with hospital are services we offer.