Fathers' Rights Archives

The age-old battle between mothers' rights vs. fathers' rights

When the parents of a child can no longer work together, generally issues surrounding child custody and visitation rights for the non-custodial parent are amplified. In most cases, a mothers' right to raise her child versus the fathers' rights to see his child are pitted against each other.

Father accused of bad parenting for not taking child to McDonald

Most non-custodial parents look forward to exercising their parenting time with their children. Simply spending time with child not only helps develop the parent-child relationship, but also helps the non-custodial understand what is involved in parenting. Parents who are no longer together typically understand the issues which surround child custody and parenting time such as coordination and communication with each other. However, there are times when bitterness surrounding one's situation may cloud a parent's judgment and they may do anything to prevent the non-custodial parent from having contact with their child.

Helpful tips for unmarried fathers, child support & custody

Typically, unwed Florida fathers trying to gain parental rights would be fighting an uphill battle. Doing so on one's own without proper knowledge may compound the problem, and make it much harder to get any real tangible results. Even though nothing beats having the knowledge and expertise of proficient legal counsel by one's side to help navigate the family law justice system, here are some tips that can help anyone trying to assert their rights as a parent.

Father's rights: Florida father fights for custody of daughters

According to reports, a 28-year-old Tampa, Florida man who lost custody of his two daughters after being accused of child abuse in 2010 hopes to re-establish contact with them. The man who was acquitted of child abuse charges may be able to regain custody of his children since his now ex-wife is serving a three year prison sentence for shooting him in the back.

Task force teaches that fathers' rights matter in custody battles

According to a U.S. Census Bureau statistics, nearly one out three children lives in a household where their father is not present. To help fathers learn and understand what their legal rights and duties are, recently the Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida, whose mission is to help include and encourage the involvement of fathers in the lives of their children, held a luncheon for fathers.

Florida child custody case to test jurisdiction

In a child custody case involving a Miccosukee woman and a non-tribal man, a Florida court has a set a hearing date to determine whether the state of Florida or the Miccosukee Indian reservation should preside over the child custody dispute between the parents.

Father seeks custody of child

When it comes to children born to an unmarried couple, questions regarding paternity, DNA testing, child support and custody, visitation rights and more may arise. In general, where possible, it is in the best interest of the child to have on-going contact with both parents. However, in certain cases, such as those involving domestic abuse, drug abuse or sexual assault, contact with one or both parents may be detrimental to the well-being of the child.

Miami Heat forward, Chris Bosh seeks primary custody of daughter

Recently, many basketball fans participated in the Miami Heat championship celebration, and some may have seen Miami Heat star, Chris Bosh hold up the NBA championship trophy atop a double decker bus. Despite all the jubilation, what most fans may not know is that Chris Bosh is embroiled in a child custody battle with his ex-girlfriend.

Father gets custody of children after proving he is a fit parent

After a long custody battle to get his 10-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son, a father has finally been reunited with his two children. The man's custody rights saga began sometime in 2007 when he was still married and living in Florida. However, shortly after his now 8-year-old son was diagnosed with a genetic blood disorder, his marriage started to fall apart.

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