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From our blog

29 Jan, 2019

I’m a single parent through surrogacy - should I apply for a parental order?

I’m a single parent through surrogacy - should I apply for a parental order?

    Following our last blog about the law change for law change for single parents through surrogacy, we’ve been talking to single mums and dads considering applying for parental orders. We understand the family court is busy with applications and we have already made a number on behalf of both single mums and single dads.  Existing single parents have been given a six month window of opportunity to apply if they want to, which closes on 2 July 2019, so it’s important to make...

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3 Jan, 2019

UK surrogacy law embraces single parents from today

UK surrogacy law embraces single parents from today

We are celebrating the coming into force of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 which, from today, enables single parents through surrogacy to apply for a parental order to become their child’s legal parent and to obtain a UK birth certificate which reflects that. Today the clock also starts ticking on the six month window during which existing single parents through surrogacy can apply for a parental order retrospectively. The window will close on 2 July 201...

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