BTO’s Lesley Gordon discusses the legal landscape surrounding parenting where the parents are female same-sex partners. [Read more…] about Parental issues for female same sex couples
An interesting personal injury case emerged recently which included an award of damages for the cost of future surrogacy arrangements to a patient who lost her fertility due to negligent NHS cancer treatment.
Surrogacy has been announced by the Law Commission as one of the areas of outdated law to be tackled in its’ 13th Programme of Reform. This is huge news for campaigners and lawyers who have experienced first-hand the unfairness and heartache often caused by the current, outdated, legal position.
This week’s blog looks at a recent case rejected by the Court of Criminal Appeal. The case involved a couple convicted of fraud after they were found to have invented a web of lies in an attempt to deceive a father into believing that a child was not his.
Gammy’s story in Thailand throws a spotlight onto the practice of Surrogacy and may prompt calls for Surrogacy Laws to be reconsidered.
A recent English case has highlighted the importance of families obtaining proper legal advice when considering surrogacy arrangements.