December 2018 Archives
As this blog has discussed on previous occasions, Nebraska law and the Nebraska courts generally prefer both parents to have as much parenting time as possible. This is good news for fathers, since it means that they will often be given the opportunity to develop a healthy relationship with their children, thanks in large part to the generous visitation schedule that is a real possibility under Nebraska's laws.
In the midst of the busy holiday season that will end in a couple of weeks, many Omaha, Nebraska dads may be wondering what their rights and responsibilities are.
The stereotype about raising a family used to be simple: Mothers raised the kids and fathers worked to make it financially possible. Men often did not care for the children and did not seem all that invested in them.
As previous posts have suggested, some of the work we take the most pride in is not in the courtroom.
For many in the Omaha area, their retirement plan is one of their most important financial assets. With some consistency, it can become a source of great wealth. Moreover, there is an emotional component to a retirement plan as well, as many feel they worked very hard for that money and do not want to part with it.
Ensuring your rights as a father isn't always an easy thing to do. Fathers have uniquely complicated legal rights to their children, in part because they do not give birth. Men who do not marry the mothers of their children will have to go through paternity proceedings or work with the mother to confirm paternity of the child.