Legal advice for same-sex families
The law is at last moving forward and acknowledging the reality of modern family life, and the vital role played by same-sex parents.
Recent changes in same-sex family law mean that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples in an enduring relationship can now be recognised as legal parents of children.
This provides greater stability for same-sex families throughout England and Wales, who can now embark on the journey to parenthood knowing that their legal status as parents can be legally secure even if they are not biological parents.
At Nelsons, our specialist family law solicitors across the East Midlands advise on the full range of legal issues relating to same-sex parenting, including:
- Child contact (child arrangements)
- Cohabitation and civil partnership agreements
- Dissolution of civil partnerships
- Financial remedies
- Child relocation and holidays
- Parental orders and responsibility for non-biological parents
For same-sex families considering donor insemination, surrogacy and adoption we can offer draft agreements to regulate such arrangements and protect you in the future.
Our experience in children and family law ensures that we will give you advice about your circumstances. Our expert team of family solicitors includes:
Additionally, in September, our team was shortlisted for the ‘Family Law Firm of the Year: Midlands and Wales’ award at the Family Law Awards 2021. The awards ceremony will be taking place on Wednesday 24th November 2021 at the Bloomsbury Big Top, London.
If you require legal advice in relation to same-sex parenting, please get in touch with our specialist solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham on 0800 024 1976 or via our online form.
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