How Unwed Fathers Get Child Custody

What Unwed Fathers Should Know About Gaining Custody Many fathers who are not or were never married to their child’s mother may think the likelihood of them obtaining custody is slim to none. The truth is unwed fathers can gain custody of their children through a suit affecting...

Interstate Custody Arrangements

What to Consider When the Other Parent Lives in Another State Almost every state across the U.S. has enacted a statute called the “Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.” Under this statute, standards are set for courts to make custody decisions and standards for...
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Stay-at-Home Dads – Greater or Lesser Chance at Child Custody?

Many people would like to believe the custody laws in the United States are gender neutral, meaning no preferential treatment is given to either parent based on sex. While many early custody cases within the country had seen a preference for giving mothers custody of young...

Father’s Rights: Advice for Unmarried Dad’s

Father’s Day…it comes around every June and is supposed to be the one day that every father gets to enjoy “his” day. But, what happens when you are single and have a child? How many Father’s Day celebrations have come and gone with you sitting at home in front of the TV simply...

Lawyers Assist Fathers Fighting for Property

Father’s rights during a divorce extend beyond the right to custody of children. Many fathers find themselves fighting for property. When fathers and mothers cannot agree on division of property, courts make the decisions. A father’s rights lawyer will help a dad who is battling...

Top 10 Mistakes Father’s Make in Child Custody Court

Mistakes You Should Avoid When Fighting for Custody When a couple divorces or dissolves their relationship, one of the most emotional and difficult things they deal with is splitting custody of children. Traditionally, courts have sided with the mother of the child when it comes...

Father’s Rights: Preparing for Your Child Custody Fight

The immediate time after separation from your spouse can be very hectic. In all likelihood, you are scrambling to get your finances in order, trying to find a place to live, and thinking about a future that is much different than what you were expecting the day you walked down...

Checklist for Fathers Desiring Custody

When a court must decide who receives custody of minor children following a divorce, it considers many things. These aspects help the court determine which parent will be the best caretaker for the children. Fathers can win custody of their children if they understand which...

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...

What Are a Father’s Visitation Rights During a Divorce?

A father’s visitation rights during the divorce process is critical to ensuring a fair parenting time split post-divorce. During a divorce, a father has a lot to deal with – alimony, separating property and more than likely finding a new place to live become prominent...
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