The Dangers of DIY Surrogacy Arrangements

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers March 11, 2014 Law

Many news outlets have reported on the outcome of DIY surrogacy arrangements gone wrong, and warned of the dangers of informal surrogacy. The couple used the husband’s sperm to inseminate a family friend at home, without the assistance of a registered clinic or surrogacy agreement. They then failed to apply for a parental order within […]

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Family Law Solicitor discusses common issues surrounding Surrogacy

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers February 17, 2014 Law

We have previously explained on this blog the complexities involved in Surrogacy arrangements, and why it is important to obtain legal advice before entering into such arrangements. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has this week issued guidance stressing that such advice is vital for couples considering foreign surrogacy arrangements, due to the increased number […]

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Family Trainee Solicitor Charlotte Brinsley discusses Surrogacy Law

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers June 7, 2013 Law

The never ending troubles of Coronation Street are currently dominated with the battle between Tina and Izzy as they fight it out for the rights to baby Jake. Bar maid, Tina, agreed to act as a surrogate mother for Izzy and Gary who couldn’t have a baby themselves. After Tina gave birth prematurely to baby […]

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