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Parental responsibility ordered for non-parents in surrogacy case

In the case of Adair & Anor and Bachan [2017] FCWA 78 the Family Court of WA made orders granting parental responsibility for twin children to the biological father and another person. The Children were born overseas under a surrogacy agreement. The biological father, the First Applicant was not the legal father of the children […]

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Non-Commercial Surrogacy

The desire to have a child is very powerful. For some couples surrogacy may be a solution. However, surrogacy is a complex area of law and in Western Australia is governed by the Surrogacy Act 2008. The act sets out the legal requirements for non-commercial surrogacy arrangements that can be made between suitable persons. Assessment […]

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