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Should dads stay in the house during divorce?

You're a father of two young kids. You and your spouse have decided to get divorced. Is it time to move out and get an apartment while the legal process plays out? It can take months. Since the relationship is already over, doesn't moving out make the most sense?

State reps calling for stronger child custody protections

Two state representatives, one from Pennsylvania and one from New York, are seeking stronger protections for kids who are involved in custody cases across the country. The two representatives, both women, have called for hearings to review the practices of family courts. The resolution created also asks family courts to quicken case resolution when violence is present.

Parents seeking legal protections as surrogacy soars

Surrogacy in the United States is soaring of late. In 2004, there were 738 babies born via surrogacy in the country. In 2015, that number jumped to a whopping 2,807. The majority of the increase is attributed to the advent of gay marriage. Some women who serve as surrogates are paid up to $30,000 to carry the baby that is created via the egg and sperm of others.

What are the grounds for challenging paternity?

When a man is proved to be the father of a child, he can be required to pay child support to assist in paying for his child's living expenses. In addition to financial responsibility, the right to spend time with a child is also conferred when paternity has been established.

What's the Nebraska safe haven law?

There are some situations in which the mother of a baby decides that she can no longer care for her child. In the past, mothers in this situation may have been tempted to simply leave their baby on the steps of a church in a basket. These days, such incidents are not that common, but that doesn't mean they don't happen. In cases where a mother surrenders her child in Nebraska, the state's Safe Haven Law is an effective way protect the mother from prosecution.

7 tips for planning summer vacations as a single parent

When it comes to summer vacation planning, single parents face unique challenges that other parents don't need to worry about. These challenges could strain relations with your ex, so it's important to navigate your summer vacation appropriately.

Disproving you're not the father of a child

People get together and break up quickly in Nebraska. One week two people are a couple and the next week they're not. When you mix a pregnancy into this equation, you might have a lot of questions about who the father is. Sometimes, a mother may identify the wrong father in these situations.

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