Creating families

How we help families created through surrogacy, donor conception, co-parenting, fertility treatment and adoption.

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Family disputes

How we help with divorce, civil partnership dissolution, separation, untangling finances and resolving disputes involving children and assisted reproduction.

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LGBT Families

How we help with gender identity, LGBT family disputes, families created through surrogacy, donor conception, co-parenting, adoption and assisted reproduction

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From our blog

21 Jun, 2019

Celebrating Pride with a look back at UK legal milestones for LGBT+ families.

Celebrating Pride with a look back at UK legal milestones for LGBT+ families.

To celebrate Pride, we look back at some of the UK’s major legal milestones for LGBT+ families over the past 15 years. It’s amazing to think that only 15 years ago LGBT partnerships, parenthood and non-cisgender identity were all completely invisible in the eyes of UK law, and we are very proud to have played a part in changing that. 2002 The Adoption and Children Act 2002 allowed same-sex parents to become full and equal legal parents for the first time in UK law. This not only allowed c...

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17 Jun, 2019

How do I find a UK surrogate and do I need a surrogacy agreement?

How do I find a UK surrogate and do I need a surrogacy agreement?

How do I find a surrogate in the UK? Surrogacy is legal in the UK but the law prohibits third parties from matching for profit and stops individuals advertising  for surrogates, so finding a surrogate can be challenging. The UK’s outdated surrogacy laws on parenthood also treat the surrogate as the legal mother and her spouse as the second legal parent before the parental order is made (click here to find out more about the parental order process). As a result of all these issues, there is g...

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