Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Sherri Shepherd Must Remain on Birth Certificate of Son Born Via Surrogate, Pay Child Support

Former The View co-host Sherri Shepherd lost her fight to have her name removed from the birth certificate of the son she had via surrogate, and she must continue paying child support for the 1-year-old boy being raised by her ex-husband, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

Monday's ruling by a Pennsylvania court of appeals was hailed by the owner of the agency who arranged the surrogacy as " a victory for all families formed through assisted reproductive arrangements."

"This will allow parents and carriers to feel secure," Melissa Brisman, owner of the New Jersey-based Reproductive Possibilities, tells PEOPLE. "A great decision for the surrogacy community."

Read the full PEOPLE article here: http://www.people.com/article/sherri-shepherd-must-remain-birth-certificate-baby-surrogacy
By Diane Herbst 11/24/2015