Vanier & Associates

Ottawa West and Upper Ottawa Valley Lawyers

Vanier & Associates

Ottawa West and Upper Ottawa Valley Lawyers

Fertility Law

People in diverse situations may need help to have a child.

Are you considering having a child with the help of a surrogate, egg donor, sperm donor, or embryo donor? Are you considering helping someone to have a child by carrying their child, or donating eggs, sperm, or embryos?

Most fertility clinics in Canada expect to see a fertility law contract with the proper legal content:

  • if you are planning to be a surrogate or use a surrogate;
  • if you are planning to donate eggs/sperm or use donated eggs/sperm; and/or
  • if you are planning to donate or receive embryos.
Same sex couple on sofa with baby
Couple on trail with dog and baby shoes

Knowledgeable Legal Advice

Full consideration of creating a family using “assisted reproduction” might involve various areas of law, for example, Family Law, Medical Law, and Health Law. To plan your family and safeguard your rights and responsibilities, you need help.

Whenever parties enter a contract together, they each have the right to have their own lawyer. Parties entering a contract for assisted human reproduction benefit by having legal advice about how the contract affects their rights, their obligations. This is the way that the courts and the parties can know that everybody is on an equal footing.

Fertility Law

Same sex couple on sofa with baby

People in diverse situations may need help to have a child.

Are you considering having a child with the help of a surrogate, egg donor, sperm donor, or embryo donor? Are you considering helping someone to have a child by carrying their child, or donating eggs, sperm, or embryos?

Most fertility clinics in Canada expect to see a fertility law contract with the proper legal content:

  • if you are planning to be a surrogate or use a surrogate;
  • if you are planning to donate eggs/sperm or use donated eggs/sperm; and/or
  • if you are planning to donate or receive embryos.
Couple on trail with dog and baby shoes

Knowledgeable Legal Advice

Full consideration of creating a family using “assisted reproduction” might involve various areas of law, for example, Family Law, Medical Law, and Health Law. To plan your family and safeguard your rights and responsibilities, you need help.

Whenever parties enter a contract together, they each have the right to have their own lawyer. Parties entering a contract for assisted human reproduction benefit by having legal advice about how the contract affects their rights, their obligations. This is the way that the courts and the parties can know that everybody is on an equal footing.

"Rod is our new family lawyer. My wife and I were thrilled with Rod's way of making things easy to understand. My business and family are now well protected because of his recommendations.We were especially happy with his teams commitment to providing extraordinary service!"

Kahlid Mankal Family Law Client

VANIER & ASSOCIATES

Serving the west end of Ottawa including the former municipalities of Nepean and Kanata, and the valley for 37 years