Tag: Divorce



Paternity Laws: Overcoming Putative Father Presumption

Paternity Laws Question: My wife and I are getting divorced. She is pregnant with another man’s baby and will probably have the baby before our divorce is final. What do I need to do to protect myself against having to pay child support for the child that is not biologically mine, but will likely be born while I am married to the child’s mother? Do...

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Top 10 Fathers Rights Facts

Some of the most popular articles on MensRights.com deal with the facts and figures of discrimination against men and fathers that are so often overlooked by society and mainstream media. This list of fathers rights facts is provided by the Father’s Rights Council of Georgia, an organization dedicated to helping fathers learn their rights, use their rights, and build productive unhindered relationships with their children.



Common Child Support Mistakes

Many parties fall into situations over time when circumstances have changed since the last child support order. Agreeing to pay for certain other expenses in lieu of direct child support payments and paying child support obligations in advance are two common mistakes men make in divorce.



Kentucky Adopts Uniform Rules For Family Law

Kentucky has adopted uniform rules for family law cases statewide for the first time and there are rules that are beneficial but also some that are harmful to father’s rights. The theory behind the Family Rules was to take the best practices from the state along with relevant statutes, civil rules and controlling case law and codify that into the Family Rules, thus streamlining divorces...

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Hague Convention – International Child Abduction Help

When a child is involved in an international parental kidnapping dispute, the non-offending parent should look to the Hague Convention for guidance. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is a treaty between countries that agree to cooperate and abide one set of laws, the Hague Convention, for the return of children removed from their home country for custody disputes.



Child Support Reform – Fathers and Families

Going after a man’s wallet and his finances is one of the more blatant and destructive ways the family court system attacks men. The past few years many fathers have fallen behind on child support payments due to the economy and high unemployment rate. The problem is when dads do fall behind it is extremely difficult to pay off the additional arrears because of the...

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