Category Archives: Fathers’ Rights
Fathers’ rights: The many points of consideration
It is a common belief that family courts always favor the mother. While this may be the way seems thing, it is anything but the truth. The court will always do whatever is in the best interest of the child. There is a lot to learn about fathers’ rights, including how this fits into… Read More »
Can my ex-wife move away with my child?
If a custodial parent decides to relocate with a child, an already challenging situation can become even more complicated. The reason for this is simple: It forces one parent and the child to have a long-distance relationship. Unless an agreement is in place, a relocation dispute may come to the forefront if the non-custodial… Read More »
What’s flawed regarding biological fathers’ rights?
When it comes to the termination of parental rights of biological fathers, things don’t always work out in a fair manner. This can leave the father in a difficult position, wondering what happened and how to make things better in the future. There are many issues surrounding the U.S. system for terminating parental rights… Read More »
Facts regarding how to legally establish paternity
When it comes to the paternity process, there are many details to be aware of. With most, there is no question regarding the father of a baby. However, there are situations when things are not as cut and dry. When trouble arises, it is possible for there to be questions regarding paternity. Legally establishing… Read More »
The finer details of establishing paternity, related laws
When it comes to establishing paternity, there is a lot you need to know. This is particularly true if you find yourself in court in relation to child support, child custody, or visitation. The best way to legally establish paternity is for both parties to agree. In this case, no blood test is necessary…. Read More »
Establishing paternity in Texas is important for both parents
Imagine that you are a man living here in Houston who has just received a letter stating that you are the father of a child born to a woman you know. You acknowledge that you slept together but it’s impossible to say whether you’re the father or not. Would you do what some might… Read More »
How to establish paternity in Texas
People often want to establish paternity for one of two reasons: to establish their parental rights or to enforce the other parent’s child support obligation under the law. The process is very much the same for both scenarios under Texas law. The first and easiest way to establish paternity is Texas is with an… Read More »
Is Facebook a sufficient means to inform a father of a pregnancy?
Many of our Houston readers no doubt use Facebook as a way of communicating with friends and family. However, a recent court case looked at whether or not a Facebook message should be considered enough legal notice to tell a father about a pregnancy. Recently, an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a Facebook message… Read More »