Ledebuhr Law Legal Services

Fertility and Adoption Law

At Ledebuhr Law, we understand that every family building journey is unique and will present different emotional, financial, and legal challenges. Whether you are choosing to grow your family via adoption, surrogacy, or egg, sperm, or embryo donation, we have the knowledge to assist you with all of your legal needs.

If you are providing an opportunity for family growth as a surrogate or egg, sperm, or embryo donor, you need an experienced attorney who is able to protect your legal interests. Ledebuhr Law will provide you with the most current legal advice, to ensure your rights are secure.

Legal Services

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  • Domestic Adoption
  • Relative / Step Parent Adoption
  • Second Parent Adoption
  • Agency Adoption
  • Adult Adoption
  • Co-Parent Adoption

As a surrogate or an intended parent, you need a quality lawyer to ensure you and your family are protected.


  • Intended Parent Legal Representation
  • Gestational Surrogate Legal Representation
  • Negotiating and Drafting Surrogacy Agreements
  • Establishment of Parentage (Pre and Post Birth)
  • Estate Planning Documents Required Per Surrogacy Agreements
  • Review of Agency Service Contracts

At Ledebuhr Law, we can provide legal support for Egg, Sperm, and Embryo donation

Egg, Sperm, and Embryo Donation

  • Clinic Consent Forms Review
  • Egg Donor Legal Representation
  • Embryo Disposition Agreements
  • Embryo Donor Legal Representation
  • Establishment of Parentage (Pre and Post Birth)
  • Intended Parent Legal Representation
  • Negotiating and Drafting Egg Donor Agreements
  • Negotiating and Drafting Embryo Donor Agreements
  • Negotiating and Drafting Sperm Donor Agreements
  • Sperm Donor Legal Representation

Illinois law requires that every party involved in a third-party reproductive arrangement has an independent legal representative. Moreover, all adoptions go through the Illinois Court System, making it essential to have experienced legal counsel. At Ledebuhr Law, we will be there throughout the process to ensure you understand your legal rights every step of the way.

Having worked on hundreds of cases, we have the insight into any possible pitfalls that could occur during the process. Therefore, we are in a unique position to surmount any obstacle and secure your family’s future.

You have likely had many challenges while trying to grow your family through adoption or assisted reproductive technology. We want to make certain that the legal portion of your process is the easiest part, so you can focus on the arrival of your newest family member.