Surrogacy Laws in Kentucky
- Is Kentucky a surrogate friendly state: Yes.
- Can Parent(s) obtain a birth order without an adoption: Yes.
- Can birth order be obtained without a genetic connection to Child: Whether a birth order can be obtained without a genetic connection to the child depends on the court, and also for two intended parents, whether they are married.
Summary of Kentucky Surrogacy Law
Gestational surrogacy is permitted in Kentucky because no statutory or case law prohibits it. Traditional surrogacy is prohibited in Kentucky by statute. Ky. Rev. Stat § 199.590. Courts in Kentucky do grant birth orders when one intended parent is genetically related to the child. The process for securing parentage in Kentucky is largely dependent upon the court.