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24 Jul, 2014

Richard writes for Gaystarnews about disputes between same-sex parents

Richard writes for Gaystarnews about disputes between same-sex parents

Richard has written an article about the issues for same-sex parents who break up for online gay magazine Gaystarnews.  As part of their new Family Channel, Richard was asked to explain some of the issues and complexities for same-sex parents.  His article looks at how the law on parenthood matters when same-sex parents separate, reflects on whether biology has an impact on who gets greater care, and explains some of the financial issues which cause problems between same-sex parents and in known...

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24 May, 2014

International surrogacy: UK High Court awards parenthood to couple living in France

International surrogacy: UK High Court awards parenthood to couple living in France

In its latest published international surrogacy decision, the High Court has awarded a British-French couple living in France a parental order in respect of their son born through international surrogacy. The case makes clear that you don't need to live in the UK to get a parental order, sets out the rules on domicile for expatriate parents, and issues a warning about pitfalls under UK adoption law. The case of CC v DD (2014) involved a British mother and French father (represented by our tea...

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