Texas Family Code

Sec. § 160.755
Petition to Validate Gestational Agreement


The intended parents and the prospective gestational mother under a gestational agreement may commence a proceeding to validate the agreement.


A person may maintain a proceeding to validate a gestational agreement only if:


the prospective gestational mother or the intended parents have resided in this state for the 90 days preceding the date the proceeding is commenced;


the prospective gestational mother’s husband, if she is married, is joined as a party to the proceeding; and


a copy of the gestational agreement is attached to the petition.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 457, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

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