The timeline for surrogacy is longer than you may think! In addition to the nine months of pregnancy, there are screenings, medical procedures, contract signing, and matching that takes up more time than just the typical pregnancy timeline. Here’s what…Lern more →
Kristen is an Owner and Executive Director of Finance at Simple Surrogacy. Kristen oversees the financial aspects of Simple Surrogacy, as well as solely managing the escrow accounts of our clients.
Kristen’s legal responsibilities include determining state laws and required legal proceedings in the Surrogate’s and Intended Parents’ state of residency; locating separate legal counsel experienced in surrogacy law for Intended Parents and Surrogate; review and assist in negotiating the surrogacy contract between Intended Parents and Surrogate; assure both parties that contractual agreements are met by being a third party to contract; and overseeing all necessary legal filings and procedures (such as pre-birth orders and step parent adoptions) to establish parental rights for Intended Parents.
Kristen’s escrow responsibilities include opening of escrow; manage escrow account; monitor and authorize disbursements in accordance with your contract; reimburse expenses to Surrogate, including prescription medications and co-payments; and ensuring Intended Parents have access to all itemized monthly statements of the escrow activity.
Kristen’s first priority is to make sure all of our client’s money is handled in the most responsible way, that our Surrogates never receive a late payment, and that our clients are assured that their money is well managed.
Kristen is an experienced three time Egg Donor, and parent, and is very experienced with all aspects of surrogacy involving Egg Donation.