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Are you eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new baby through international surrogacy or adoption? To ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible, there are numerous documents that you will need to obtain prior to the big day. The parental rights attorneys at the Law Offices of Lei, APC, are ready to provide knowledgeable guidance and representation as you work to start or grow your family. We can safeguard your newborn’s legal foundations.

For a free consultation, please call our adoption and surrogacy law attorneys at 949-245-7998 or send us an email inquiry. Our main office is in Irvine, California, and we have a New York office also. We advise and represent clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

What Documents Will You Need For Your Newborn?

In the United States, the initiation of a newborn’s journey requires the securing of essential legal documents for establishing rights and fortifying the interests of both the child and parents. Here’s an overview of the critical documents:

1. Birth certificate: Serving as an official testament to a newborn’s birth, the birth certificate is issued by state or local authorities. It registers vital details like the child’s name, birth date, birthplace and parents’ names. A prerequisite for school enrollment, obtaining a driver’s license, and other key engagements, it’s imperative that your child has a birth certificate.

2. Social Security card: Federally issued, this card is instrumental for monitoring an individual’s earnings and administering Social Security benefits. It is fundamental for your newborn to possess a Social Security card for future employment and tax-related matters.

3. Health insurance: Securing health insurance for your newborn will make it far easier to cover medical expenses. Multiple avenues such as employer-backed plans, individual policies, and government-supported programs like Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) are available in the United States.

4. Will: A legal dossier outlining the allocation of assets posthumously, a will is critical for parents to ensure the financial stability of their children in case of untimely demise.

5. Power of attorney: Empowering an appointee to make decisions on behalf of someone, this document is vital for parents to consider. Establishing a power of attorney for your newborn ensures that if unforeseen circumstances render you incapacitated, decisions regarding your child are in trusted hands.

6. Passport and travel documents: For international intended parents, it is essential to obtain a passport and relevant travel documents for your newborn.

You may have no idea how to obtain some of these documents. Thankfully, our firm is here to help.

Work With Our Knowledgeable Attorneys On Document Procurement

Our adoption and surrogacy attorneys regularly work with clients in the United States and around the world. We can help you track down, create or request the following:

  • Original copies of the birth certificate
  • A passport for your newborn
  • Your new child’s travel documents from the relevant embassy
  • Domestic and international DNA tests, if applicable
  • Relative documents, including powers of attorney, 3053 forms and consulate certificates
  • Inclusion on the International Baby Registry

Our attorneys can also help you with immigration services (immigration for non-residence EB-1A, EB-1C, EB2/3) and visa services (immigration visa services L1 Visa, E2 Visa).

Contact Our Irvine Law Firm For A Free Consultation

From our office in Irvine, the surrogacy and adoption lawyers at the Law Offices of Lei, APC, assist clients throughout the U.S. and internationally. To schedule your free initial consultation, please call us today at 949-245-7998 or fill out our contact form.