The recognition of parental responsibility

2021/10/28 Type of resource Rules and case law Topics Families and family relationships Parenting Titles Topical issues Activities Legal review
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Recognition of the parent-child relationship between children born abroad through surrogacy and intended parents: transcription of the relevant birth certificate in Italy

Can the birth certificate of a child born as a result of surrogacy, legitimately drawn up abroad, be transcribed in Italy, conferring the status of parents on the surrogate couple?

Jurisprudence, both of legitimacy and of merit, has recently addressed the problem of the recognition of the parent-child relationship between children born abroad through surrogacy, a technique banned in our country, and intended parents who have made what is known as the so-called journey of rights, through which the Italian couple seeks forms of childbearing abroad that are prohibited in Italy...