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From our blog

19 Feb, 2019

Birth Registration for Transgender Parents

Birth Registration for Transgender Parents

An important current legal case is considering birth registration for children born to transgender parents, asking whether UK law is right to insist that a parent who gives birth but is legally a man can be registered as his child’s ‘mother’. The facts are that a transgender man has given birth to a child following fertility treatment. The conception came just ten days after the man received his Gender Recognition Certificate (GRC) and therefore legally became a man (although this means that...

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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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