Next up in our Fertility Week 2020 Series, we are joined by our colleagues in the BTO Personal team who look at a recent case which found its way into the Scottish Courts involving the use of people’s gametes after their death. They also highlight the importance of having a suitable and robust Will in place if you are going through fertility treatment.
National Fertility Week 2020: Beverley Addison, a specialist in Fertility Law in Scotland, looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the fertility sector in Scotland, and what the next few months might look like.
This week is National Fertility Week 2020. Run annually by Fertility Network UK, Fertility Week sheds a spotlight on the fertility sector and the struggles faced by those going through their fertility journey.
Today is National Teachers’ Day, and never before has it been so important to acknowledge and appreciate everything that teachers do for our children and young people here in Scotland. Today on the blog we are providing some of our top tips for teachers to help deal with separated parents. [Read more…] about Tips for Teachers dealing with Separated Parents – National Teachers Day 2020
Last week the Scottish Parliament unanimously passed the Children (Scotland) Bill. The Bill will now become law, bringing with it some of the most significant changes to the family court system in almost 15 years. [Read more…] about Everything you need to know about the new Children (Scotland) Bill
There is unlikely to be a single element of our everyday lives which is not touched by Coronavirus. For most, that means sheltering in one place and only travelling for essentials such as food, medicine and to care for vulnerable people. The impact on international travel is one of the most severely impacted sectors, causing chaos for intended parents currently in the middle of an international surrogacy arrangement.
The Government has this week launched a consultation seeking the public’s view on whether they should change the current law surrounding the storage of frozen eggs, sperm and embryos.
Becoming a dad for the first time is many things. Exciting. Moving. Nerve-wracking! And one thing it shouldn’t be is complicated. If you are in a same-sex relationship, you will often need a bit of help creating your family, and it no doubt comes with many questions! Here we answer the most asked questions from our clients in a male same-sex couple.
Becoming a mum for the first time is many things. Exciting. Moving. Nerve-wracking! And one thing it shouldn’t be is complicated. If you are in a same-sex relationship, you will often need a bit of help creating your family, and it no doubt comes with many questions! Here we answer the most asked questions from our clients in a female same-sex couple. [Read more…] about #FertilityWeek: Becoming Parents as a Female Same-Sex Couple – Your Questions Answered
In celebration of National Fertility Week 2019, we ask Fertility specialist Beverley Addison to answer your most asked questions about all things Fertility Law. Today we are talking about becoming parents via surrogacy.