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6 Feb, 2018

Parents through surrogacy who are splitting up?  What does UK law say?

Parents through surrogacy who are splitting up? What does UK law say?

Usually, one of the first things parents think of if they are considering separating is how arrangements for their children will be managed. If your children were born through surrogacy, there may be additional emotional or legal worries. You may be thinking: What legal rights do I have if we split up? Am I in a worse position than my partner if I am not a biological parent? What is my legal position as a same-sex parent? Under UK law, parents through surrogacy are not immediately recognised...

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21 Dec, 2017

Court of Appeal rules in favour of transgender parent previously denied any contact with her children

Court of Appeal rules in favour of transgender parent previously denied any contact with her children

The Court of Appeal yesterday overturned a High Court decision that a transgender woman whose children were being raised in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community should have no direct contact with them. In an undoubtedly unusual and difficult case, Mr Justice Jackson had previously ruled that J, the children's father, should have no direct contact with her five children, then aged between 2 and 12, after she left the ultra-orthodox Charedi community in which the children were being raised in order...

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