Reasons that Fathers are Treated Differently from Mothers in Custody
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Some Reasons that Fathers are Treated Differently than Mothers in Custody

There are many reasons that fathers are treated differently than mothers when it comes to custody and parenting time. And there are many societal factors that can influence how fathers are treated compared to mothers, even in countries where the law is supposed to treat them equally. Knowing what these factors are can help you to successfully address them.

A Fathers Rights for Overnight Visits Depend on These Factors
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The 3 Main Factors that Go Into a Fathers Rights for Overnight Visits

A fathers rights for overnight visits involve several factors. As such, a night-time parenting time schedule needs to take these into account, and is determined by the various factors such as the child’s age and the child’s schedule. Of course the best interest of the kids is also very important, so it’s important to position overnight parenting time accordingly. Here are the three main factors that go into determining an overnight parenting time schedule for dad.

The Abused Father: Co-Parenting After Domestic Violence
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The Abused Father: Co-Parenting After Domestic Violence

Co-parenting after domestic violence is a sensitive, difficult subject, made even more so because many people don’t realize that often the father who is co-parenting after domestic violence was the domestic violence victim. This is because men very rarely report being abused by the mother of their children, even though it happens nearly as often as the other way around. Here are a few top guidelines that can prepare an abused father for a successful co-parenting relationship.

A Fathers Rights for Child Support Depends on This Factors
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A Fathers Rights for Child Support Depends on These Factors

If you are a single dad, or a soon-to-be single dad, it’s a good idea to understand a fathers rights for child support, so you know what is required of you, and what you should expect. Under current family law each parent is required to support their children financially after a separation. Different states have formulas they follow to determine child support, and all of them use the following key factors.

How To Ensure a Fathers' Equal Rights
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How To Ensure a Father’s Equal Rights

Having a fathers’ equal rights has always been in the best interests of the children. So the key to ensuring a father’s equal rights is to demonstrate that dad has the best interest of the child at heart. After all, fathers’ equal rights are really about the child’s right to have a good relationship with their father as well as with their mother, and making sure that the child’s quality of life is not disrupted by the separation.

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Father’s Day for Single Fathers – A Day to Celebrate Fatherhood No Matter What

Father’s Day for single fathers can bring mixed emotions. Fathers Day for single dads can be a reminder of what once was; of Fathers’ Days past when dad was there in the mornings to greet the new day with their children, and at night to tuck them in. Or, Fathers Day for a single father may be looked forward to with joyful anticipation, if they get to spend Fathers Day with their child even after the disuniting of the family. Please remember that no matter whether you are able to spend this Father’s Day with your children or not, you are still, and always will be, their father. That is something that nobody can take away from you, ever.

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What is a Putative Father and a Putative Father Registry?

If you’re wondering “What is a putative father registry?” (or just what is a putative father generally), we’re here to clear that up for you. The term “putative” means that the putative thing is generally considered to be, or reputed to be, whatever that thing is known to be. So in the case of a putative father it means that the person is generally considered to be the father. But in the legal world this isn’t enough, a father’s paternity must be legally recognized by the fact that the father was married to the child’s mother when the child was conceived or born, or, if they were not married, then proven by legally recognized evidence, such as a DNA test.

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Dealing with Issues When You Work Full-Time and Your Ex Doesn’t Have a Job

Too many single dads work too much, have limited time to share with their kids, and get put to shame for it by a co-parent who doesn’t have a job. Here’s what to do about it.

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DadsRights.org Starts New Facebook Group for Single Fathers Who Need Support

Since 1998, we’ve worked hard to be an online resource for single dads who needed advice and support. Now we have one more way of helping make that happen with our new Facebook group.

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The Most-Read and Popular Fathers’ Rights Articles Read by Dads in 2020

Reviewing the articles from the past year that got the most attention was somewhat surreal.