Family proceedings – Parenthood in cases involving assisted reproduction - Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. The applicant was successful in her application to be registered as the legal parent of twin children born to her female partner, pursuant to s 55 of the Family Law Act 1986. The Family Division found that the applicant and her partner had jointly embarked upon the fertility treatment with the intention of becoming parents and had believed that they had signed the relevant forms as legally required to make them both the legal parents of the children. Accordingly, the applicant was also granted parental responsibility of the children pursuant to s 4 of the Children Act 1989.