Posts tagged "Fathers' Rights"
A recent analysis of Census data suggests that dads may have made some progress, albeit slight, in showing courts that they are willing to and capable of being strong parental figures for their children. The study showed that there are, as of 2017, about 24 million children and teens under 18 living in a single parent home. Of those 24 million, over 50 percent of them, that is, 15 million, were residing with the mother.
The big part of fathers' rights entails a dad's being able to have a say in his children's lives and build up a relationship with them.
Some residents of Omaha, Nebraska, may think that the old notion that a mother is, generally speaking, the best caregiver for a child is no longer relevant in parenting time and child custody decisions.
In any divorce situation, it's important that all parties involved are able to exercise the rights they deserve. Fathers, of course, are included. When examining the topic of fathers' rights in divorce, it's important to keep in mind that the term covers many different aspects of divorce and separation. Understanding just how much ground the term covers can help those in such situations realize they have more rights than they may initially believe.
Are mothers still favored in child custody matters? The answer may well depend on what state you live in. As a recent study shows, states vary greatly in how much custody time fathers tend to get.
If you're a father who is frustrated because once again you are spending Father's Day without your children, take heart. There are steps Omaha dads can take that can lead to reunification with their kids.
Certainly everyone has heard the dire results of fatherless children here in the United States. One Gallup Poll indicated that over 90 percent of Americans feel that fathers make unique contributions to their kids' lives. But have you ever considered the actual effects that being fatherfull can have on your children?