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Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract: court

Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract: court

A Pennsylvania appeals court has declared Sherri Shepherd legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate before she and her ex-husband divorced.

The actress has fought efforts to be named the boy's mother on his 2014 birth certificate.

A lawyer for ex-husband Lamar Sally believes she must continue paying the $4,100-a-month in child support awarded by a court in California. That's where he is raising the child.

Court papers show the couple paid $105,000 for a suburban Philadelphia surrogate and supported the pregnancy until Shepherd changed her mind as the marriage faltered.

Surrogacy advocates say the Superior Court ruling Monday is the first in Pennsylvania...

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