Research carried out by Netmums shows that 60% of British families have married parents with their own biological children. Therefore 40% of families are made up of different structures.
The research shows that there are 35 different types of families recognised in Britain today:
- 20% of families have unmarried parents
- 10% have a single parent
- 1 in 111 families are headed by gay, bisexual or transgendered parents
- 6% of families have biological and step-children living together
At Family LawAssociates, we advise and assist all kinds of families with a wide range of issues which may be affecting them. We can offer advice regarding relationship breakdown, what you need to know at the outset of a new relationship as well as surrogacy and other matters relating to children.