Children, Parents Responsibility, Same Sex Relationship, Shared Residence Order, Welfare Of The Child

Children, Parents Responsibility, Same Sex Relationship, Shared Residence Order, Welfare Of The Child

Judge highlights importance of the law keeping pace with the different way families are formed in a custody battle involving a genetic and birth mother

The Court of Appeal in London.

The Court of Appeal in London handed down a ruling last week emphasising the importance of family law keeping up to speed with contemporary family life. Lady Justice Black observed that “Families are formed in different ways these days and the law must attempt to keep up and to respond to developments”.

The case concerned a same sex female couple. The appellant donated eggs to the respondent (with whom she was in a relationship ). An anonymous sperm donor was used to create embryos and the respondent carried embryos and gave birth to twins. Using the same embryos the appellant herself carried an embryo and subsequently gave birth to a child: thus all 3 children were full biological siblings. It also meant that the appellant was both the genetic and gestational mother for youngest child, but was only the genetic mother to the twins. Continue reading 


A pregnant Italian woman was “shocked” to learn that the twins she is carrying thanks to IVF treatment are not her own

The woman, who has not been named, underwent IVF treatment on Dec. 4, at the same time as three other women, one of whom had a similar surname to hers, Italian press reported on Monday. Corriere della Sera said their surnames were identical except for three letters. Click here to read the full story 

Surrogate Mothers



IN THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY COURT His Honour Arthur Anthony JUDGE RUMBELOW QC  A Circuit Court Judge Assigned to the Northern Circuit.




via His Honour Judge Arthur Anthony Rumbelow, QC.


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Your ‘Family Rights’ believing in the best interest of children. The issues which are important to me are, children and their families, the injustices to parents, which may occur, because of inadequate information, mistakes or corruption. This is happening every day. every minute and every second. For years I have campaigned for the rights of children and their voices to be heard.
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