At BTO we love modern families, and firmly believe that everyone should be able to create the family they desire, whether this is via assisted reproduction, adoption or a blended family. We support and fight for all families, no matter their make-up.
If you are embarking on, or have already started, a fertility journey our specialist team is here to guide you and can provide ongoing fertility law advice as matters progress so that you can navigate the legal landscape with ease. Please check out our Fertility fixed fee package to see how easy it is to set up an initial meeting with us.
These links below will provide you with an overview of how BTO can assist you and your modern family. Please use the links below or to the right to navigate this section of the website and if you need to get back to this page just click on the ‘Modern Families’ link at the top of any page within this section.
Parenthood for LGBT+ Parents:
- Parenthood for Female Same-Sex Couples
- Parenthood for Male Same-Sex Couples
- Parenthood for Transgender Parents
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It was recently reported that an anonymous male same-sex couple in Scotland are due to become the first to receive IVF for a surrogate in the UK. This marks a progressive ...
Surrogacy Law Now Changed to Allow Applications from Single Parents – and it applies retrospectively for 6 months
The 3 January 2019 brought a change to UK surrogacy law, allowing single parents to apply for a parental order for the first time. We previously reported on this new ...
Years of campaigning, a High Court case and a snap General election later and we finally have sight of the surrogacy reforms being laid before parliament. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology ...
BTO’s Lesley Gordon discusses the legal landscape surrounding parenting where the parents are female same-sex partners. Having a child can be one of the most exciting and momentous things any couple ...