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17 May, 2018

Surrogacy in the USA - a chance to meet leading experts at the Shard in London

Surrogacy in the USA - a chance to meet leading experts at the Shard in London

At Brilliant Beginnings and NGA Law we meet intended parents every day whose decision is not whether to pursue surrogacy, but how. Surrogacy in the UK is possible, but for many there are too many legal uncertainties, and they may need to wait longer than they would want to complete their family. If you decide to go to the US instead, your agency, clinic and US attorney are the building blocks of a successful surrogacy journey. We are excited to welcome experts from US surrogacy agencies,...

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14 May, 2018

Domicile - what does it mean and why is it important if you are having a baby through surrogacy?

Domicile - what does it mean and why is it important if you are having a baby through surrogacy?

A parental order is the UK legal solution for surrogacy; it is a post-birth court order which makes the intended parents the legal parents of their child and permanently extinguishes the status of the surrogate and her spouse. Parents through surrogacy who want to be the legal parents of their child in the UK need one, wherever they live and whether their child is born in the UK or overseas. To obtain a parental order, the intended parents must satisfy the family court that they meet the crit...

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