by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2019-09-26 at 03:35:50
Kate is an Associate Director at Culshaw Miller Lawyers. She completed a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice at Flinders University and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in October 2011. In February 2012 Kate was admitted as a solicitor in the High Court of Australia.
Kate practices solely in the area of family law offering advice on a broad spectrum of Family Law areas. Kate combines her experience of family law and family dynamics with empathy and a pragmatic approach to resolving matters and achieving effective solutions. She provides practical and realistic advice to clients and ensures they are aware of all possible options and outcomes at every stage of their matter.
Whilst Kate’s practice is considerably focussed on property settlements and children’s matters, Kate takes a specific interest in Surrogacy matters and alternate family formations.
Kate has acted for both intended parents and potential surrogates in a number of altruistic surrogacy matters. From those matters, a number of children have been born and Kate takes great pride in having played a part in helping form those families.
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]
Many intended parents need to travel abroad in the coming weeks and months for the birth of their child(ren) via cross-border surrogacy. Chinese healthcare authorities now have the best understanding of Co-Vid-19, how it spreads and how to prevent this. Note that animals cannot spread the virus. If you are travelling to a high risk […]
While many countries without access to surrogacy, many seeking to create biological family are venturing offshore. It has left some resorting to ‘unofficial’ traditional surrogacy, using the surrogates eggs and home insemination. Others have had a local friend offer to carry for them, and taken her overseas for the embryo transfer. For the majority, the […]