What is Surrogacy and How can we help You?

Adele van der Walt Incorporated is a medical law firm in South Africa under leadership of Adele van der Walt, a well-known authority on legal aspects of surrogacy in the country. With South African laws differing from other countries regarding surrogacy, it is imperative to obtain expert legal advice. We offer assistance in the following areas.

Surrogacy Agreements

We specialise in the setting up, reviewing and submission of surrogacy agreements and contracts in South Africa.

Finding a Surrogate

In South Africa, surrogates are normally friends or family members. Finding a surrogate, however, does not have to be a daunting task.

Becoming a Surrogate

Becoming a surrogate in South Africa entails medical examinations to determine your health, ability to carry a child full term and to give birth to a child.

Surrogacy for Gay Parents

The South Africa Children’s Act 38 of 2005, Chapter 19, which came into force in 2010, has made surrogacy for gay parents a reality.

Surrogacy for Single Parents

The South African Children’s Act of 2005, 38 of 2005, has made surrogacy for single parents possible.

Surrogacy and SA Law

The South African Children’s Act of 2005, 38 of 2005, Chapter 19 - Surrogacy Motherhood