2 August 2019 by Guest Author
Whether you are entering into a relationship, starting a family or experiencing a relationship breakdown, all these life events can be daunting and may have legal consequence.
The family team at Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP have the expertise, experience and understanding to advise you and make sure you secure the best possible outcome whether it is in divorce, financial matters, child care arrangements, adoption, and areas of fertility law.
Single LGBTQIA people and same-sex couples now have the same rights to adopt a child in the UK as single heterosexual people and couples.We can help guide you through all of the legalities of the adoption process, allowing you to expand your family and provide a home for a child who needs one.
LGBTQIA community can sometimes find themselves in complicated parenting situations, for example where they have children from a former heterosexual relationship, but are now in a same-sex relationship. A formal parenting agreement can help give everyone certainty about their role, rights and responsibilities, allowing a more stable and positive environment for children to grow up in. If an agreement cannot be reached then we can guide you through the legal steps and process you can follow.
Surrogacy, can offer the chance to couples and now single persons to create a family with the assistance of a Surrogate. The law relating to Surrogacy is complex and it is important that you seek legal advice before embarking on this journey. We can provide you with initial advice and represent you in relation to an application to the Court for a Parental Order.
We work closely with our teams of experts in both the family and other departments to ensure that all aspects of your matter are covered to ensure the best possible outcome. Contact us on 01206 700113 or email [email protected].