Arizona law and surrogacy: What you need to know
CLOSE Many Americans dream of one day having a child, but for those who have infertility, the road to parenthood is riddled with financial and emotional strain.
Arizona law prohibits the use of legal contracts between couples and surrogates who agree to give birth on behalf of the couple.
But such arrangements routinely occur in Arizona between "intended parents" such as U.S. Rep. Trent Franks and willing surrogates who agree to carry an individual's or couple's child.
Arizonans can obtain a court order declaring them the legal parents of a child born through surrogacy.
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