2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 40 - Domestic Affairs
Article 11A - New Mexico Uniform Parentage Act
Section 40-11A-703 - Parentage of child of assisted reproduction.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 40-11A-703 (2018)
40-11A-703. Parentage of child of assisted reproduction.

A person who provides eggs, sperm or embryos for or consents to assisted reproduction as provided in Section 7-704 of the New Mexico Uniform Parentage Act with the intent to be the parent of a child is a parent of the resulting child.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 215, § 7-703.


Effective dates.Laws 2009, ch. 215, § 20 made the New Mexico Uniform Parentage Act effective January 1, 2010.

Sperm donor agreement. — Where the biological father and the mother of the child entered into an agreement, prior to conception of the child, that the father would donate sperm, act as a male role model for the child, and have no financial obligation for child support; the mother self-inseminated herself; and after the child was born, the father held himself out as the father of the child, had significant contacts with the child, and was registered as the child's father with the vital statistics bureau, the agreement was unenforceable and the father was liable for child support. Mintz v. Zoernig, 2008-NMCA-162, 145 N.M. 362, 198 P.3d 861, cert. denied, 2008-NMCERT-011, 145 N.M. 531, 202 P.3d 124.

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