May Fathers Visit Their Kids During Divorce?

When couples get divorced, many wives request temporary orders for child custody. If approved by the court, this allows them to retain custody of their children while the divorce is in process. Wives who initiate their divorces may file these orders with their divorce petitions,...

Exercising Rights as a Divorcing Dad

When a male parent gets divorced, he may worry about how it will affect his relationship with his children. Courts often fail to recognize a father’s rights when making child custody decisions. If a father does not speak up for himself or have someone do this for him, he may lose...

Fathers and Lawyers Make the Perfect Team

After a divorce, fathers have just as much right to see their children as mothers do. However, father’s rights are often considered less important than the rights of a mother. Many fathers are fed up with this and are turning to an attorney that specializes in the rights of male...
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Calling for Legal Changes Leveling Rights of Fathers and Mothers

Fathers have been afterthoughts when it comes to child custody. Though laws claim to uphold a father’s equal custody rights, they have been far from decisive. Courts have taken advantage of the gaps in these laws, granting mothers primary custody of children while fathers receive...

The Argument for Fathers Being Residential Parents

Someone who advocates a father’s rights to custody is not alone. In fact, more people are of the opinion that fathers make better residential parents. This is a drastic shift from the automatic decision to give custody to mothers, a situation that was common in the not-so-distant...

A Father’s Rights During a Divorce

A divorce can be a very trying time, and many fathers simply do not realize they have certain rights concerning their children. They do not need a court order, nor is there a need to wait until the divorce is settled. Barring some type of legal issue prior to the divorce, a...

Fathers Have Rights to Receive Child Support

If a court awards a mother primary physical custody of her children and orders a father to pay child support, we are typically not surprised. Our reaction tends to be different when we hear about a court awarding custody to a father and requiring the mother to pay child support....

Advocating Equal Custody Rights for Fathers

We hear more about a father’s equal custody rights these days due to the many people advocating on behalf of fathers. A custodial parent is responsible for the primary care of the children and more fathers are assuming this role. With an increasing number of experts understanding...

Can a Man Win Custody of the Children in Divorce?

Remember when it was just assumed that a woman would win custody of the children during a divorce? Today, that has all changed and fathers can win custody of the children if they can prove they are a fit parent. Expect the mother to come into the proceedings armed and ready for a...

Do Father’s Ever Win Custody Battles in Divorce?

Go back a couple of decades and you rarely heard of a father winning a custody case. Today, that is no longer true for a variety of reasons. Today’s fathers have a much better chance of winning. In fact, they may find they are on even terms with women in today’s...
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