“Marriage for all” in Switzerland gives married women access to sperm donation (art. 255a Civil Code). What does “marriage for all” change for same-sex couples who want to have children? How is this so-called presumption of parenthood of the wife structured? When does it apply and when does it not? What is the procedure with the authorities and what should same-sex couples consider when they wish to have children?
In her presentation at the information event of 15 June 2022, organized by Swiss Rainbow Families in cooperation with OVA IVF Clinic Zurich, attorney Karin Hochl provided an overview on the legal situation and practical aspects.Back