A six-year-old child who identifies as a girl when he’s with his mother and as a boy when he’s with his father is at the center of an intense Texas custody battle, in which the mother has exclusive rights to make decisions regarding mental health.
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, California’s Third District Court of Appeal found in favor of a biological father (known as C.A.) who now shares parenting rights with a married woman and her husband. Get fathers’ rights news right in your inbox!
Custody and parenting time is handled differently in Japan than it is in the West, though new rules could change things. Efforts are aimed at making child exchanges easier and more enforceable.
The Kansas Supreme Court granted a biological father parental rights to a child given up for adoption without proper notice.
Idaho was ranked among the lowest states when considering parenting time granted to divorced fathers. The problem is compounded by the state’s unusually high divorce rate.
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Sperm donorship became more popular in the ‘80s as single women became more confident in their choices to raise a child without the help of a male partner. The law sided with women’s rights, but now courts are focused on their children’s rights.
The decision in a new Florida case has made it easier for biological dads to have a chance at custody, but it won’t be as simple as showing up to court.
In Israel, mothers automatically receive custody of children under age six thanks to the Tender Years Clause. Women’s groups vehemently opposed attempts to lower the age last year. It’s a fight that frustrated men and women who are fighting for the best interests of Israeli children.
Issues of custody and parental rights are almost invariably the most important, emotional, and high-stakes components of divorce proceedings. Money can be lost or spent, then regained, and real estate and vehicles can be replaced, but there is no substitute for access to one’s children.