2019 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8. Uniform Parentage Act
Subchapter VIII Gestational Carrier Agreement Act
§ 8-805 Rights and responsibilities of parents.

Universal Citation: 13 DE Code § 8-805 (2019)

(a) Any person who is considered to be the parent of a child pursuant to this chapter shall have all the rights, responsibilities and obligations set forth in Chapter 7 of this title.

(b) The breach of the gestational carrier agreement by the intended parent(s) shall not relieve such intended parent(s) of the support obligations imposed by this chapter.

(c) In the event of a laboratory error in which the child conceived through means other than sexual intercourse is not genetically related to either of the intended parents, when the intent was for the child to be genetically related to 1 or both intended parents, the intended parents will be the parents of the child unless otherwise determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in an action which can only be brought by 1 or more of the genetic parents within 60 days of the date of the child’s birth.

79 Del. Laws, c. 88, § 8.

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