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Video: Step Parent Agreements for parenting responsibility without adoption

Video: Step Parent Agreements for parenting responsibility without adoption

Colin Rogerson from law firm Dawson Cornwell talks about step parent agreements as a route to parenting responsibility without adoption. If you’re considering using a step parent agreement or want to understand more about this as an alternative to adoption to start your future family, watch this video to find out more. Dawson Cornwell areRead more about Video: Step Parent Agreements for parenting responsibility without adoption[…]

Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family

Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family

2017 exhibitor at the My Future Family Show, Complete Fertility share a small amount of their wealth of knowledge around donor insemination for lesbian women. An increase in donor insemination for lesbians The UK’s fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), published in its annual report on statistics and trends in UK fertilityRead more about Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family[…]

New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017

New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017

More trans people are called to explore adoption in a new film published today (6 March 2017) by New Family Social. The film’s launch coincides with the first day of LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017 in the UK. The clip focuses on Alex, a trans adoptive Dad. Alex says ‘vulnerable children need to figureRead more about New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017[…]

The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London

The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London

To help intended parents and potential surrogates navigate difficult journeys, Families Through Surrogacy is holding its fourth annual conference in London on 11 March 2016. About the conference The conference will bring together intended parents, surrogates and surrogacy experts from the UK, USA, Canada, Ukraine and Asia to understand how best to ensure that surrogacyRead more about The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London[…]

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

Kathryn Bryant, a fertility consultant has 5 tips for starting your journey to creating your future family for LGBT people. 1. Beware of becoming  just a number All fertility clinics will be vying for your business. They invest heavily in great marketing and some have done very well at waving the rainbow flag to getRead more about 5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic[…]

Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy

Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy

Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping to use surrogacy in the UK. In this article we explain why. Republican Chairman Reince Priebus, the Chief of Staff is known to have said: “the data, the facts, lead to an inescapable conclusion that every child deserves a married momRead more about Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy[…]

PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS

PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS

Colin Rogerson, Solicitor-Advocate at Dawson Cornwell, offers some advice on the legal issues associated with the journey to parenthood. More and more LGBT people want to start a family. For several years, Dawson Cornwell have been legal sponsors to the Alternative Parenting Show: an annual show held in Covent Garden that provides an ideal opportunityRead more about PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS[…]