Ensuring the best start
Are you in a Civil Partnership, Same Sex marriage or relationship and wish to start a family of your own? Are you a single person or in a heterosexual relationship looking to plan a family with the assistance of sperm and egg donors? Are you a donor who would like to play a greater role in your child's life, or a parent wishing to limit a donor's involvement in your child's life? We can give you the advice you need to ensure you secure your ideal family unit without unnecessary legal complications.
This is a complex and emotive area of the law. It is very easy to make a mistake or misunderstand the legal process. Therefore, you are advised to speak to us well before a child is conceived so that you are assured that you have followed the law and the correct legal processes throughout. In doing so, you will be able to look forward to the birth of your child.
Our work includes the following and is delivered sensitively in utmost confidence:
- Pre-conception agreements
- Surrogacy planning and Court applications
- Step-parent and other private adoption applications
- Court Applications securing legal parentage and Parental Responsibility for a child
Re B v C (Surrogacy: Adoption) 2015 EWFC 17 Legal Parentage and Parental Responsibility for biological child.