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International surrogacy and immigration

International surrogacy and immigration

If you are considering international surrogacy you need to be aware that it can be highly complex and that you need to consider the practical problems associated with immigration, such as your surrogate child arriving at a UK airport.

As the UK Border Agency, in some circumstances, demands special entry clearance for your child if it is conceived by an overseas surrogacy arrangement before they are able to enter the UK, it is crucial that you sort out their legal travel requirements, as well as their travel arrangements. Otherwise your surrogate child may not be allowed into the UK.

Our Surrogacy Law team is highly experienced and knowledgeable regarding the rules to obtaining the special entry clearance you will need depending on the specific facts of your case and the country of your surrogate child’s origin.

Civil partnerships
Oct
2018

The Prime Minister has recently announced that heterosexual couples will have the choice between marriage and civil partnerships when formalising their relationship – a change some say is long overdue.

no-fault divorce law under consultation
Oct
2018

This week the government has announced they intend to reform the current divorce law by launching their consultation for the introduction of a “no-fault” divorce.

Pensions divorce
Sep
2018

A recent report suggests a staggering 71% of couples do not discuss pension arrangements during divorce proceedings.

Child maintenance
Jul
2018

Child maintenance is essential for single parents to bring up their children. But many continue to struggle, thanks to an outdated system. Payments are often lower than they should be, late, or simply not made at all. Thankfully, this looks likely to change.

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