Surrogacy and family law (part two)

What is a parental order? Following the birth of a child born to a surrogate mother, the usual course of action is for the intended parents to apply for a parental order (sometimes called a ‘parenting order’). A parental order is a set of legal orders made by the court about parenting arrangements for a

Surrogacy and family law (Part one)

What is surrogacy? Surrogacy is the practice whereby a woman carries a child for someone else with the intention that the child should be handed over at birth to the intended parent/s and raised as their child. Surrogacy is legal in the UK, however it is an offence in the UK to carry out commercial