2013 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Chapter 168-B - SURROGACY
Section 168-B:8 - Duty of Support.

NH Rev Stat § 168-B:8 (2013) What's This?

    168-B:8 Duty of Support. –
    I. Any person who is determined to be the parent of a child under the provisions of RSA 168-B:2-5 shall support the child.
    II. If the parties who are involved in an insemination, in vitro fertilization, preembryo transfer or surrogacy arrangement do not substantially comply with the applicable provisions of this chapter, the court may impose a support obligation on such parties. In imposing this support obligation the court may consider the seriousness of and the reasons for noncompliance in order to determine which of the parties, if any, should be liable for support.
    III. If any person willfully fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter, as determined under RSA 168-B:30, I, and the effect of noncompliance is the authorization of a procedure in violation of this chapter, that person may be liable for support of the resulting child.
    IV. A breach of a surrogacy contract by the intended parents shall not affect their support obligation.

Source. 1990, 87:2, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.

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