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1. Fathers' Rights Educational Manual
Fathers' Rights Educational Manual
Whether a man is dealing with a divorce or paternity case, it is very important to learn his rights, and responsibilities. Further, what steps a father should take to avoid going bankrupt paying legal fees on top of child support that are out of line with the ability to survive financially. The s...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:54:26
2. Children Of Separated Parents
Children Of Separated Parents
In all the turmoil that surrounds the problems of separating, or separated parents, often the needs and desires of the children become lost. As much as possible, the children should not become a part of what is happening between the parents. They already have enough challenges ahead of them, even...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:53:28
3. Enforcing Court Ordered Visitation
Enforcing Court Ordered Visitation
History - In 1988, in opposition of an amendment to the Revised Child Support Enforcement Act, member of in Congress got a funding bill passed to have the US Dept. of Health & Human Services conduct a 50-state study to show that fathers wanted no relationship with their children following a divor...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:04
4. Dads Visitation & Access Rights
Dads Visitation & Access Rights
In today's society, nearly half of children are being born to single mothers. Combine this with the high rate of divorce and a parent (usually the father) ends up on the outside looking in, wondering what is happening with his children. His access to them is limited and controlled, either by the ...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:54:32
5. Green Jobs In A Bad Economy
Green Jobs In A Bad Economy
Most adults are learning the hard way the problems for being out of, and finding, work. In the last five years, the economy has taken a major nosedive, worldwide. The only thing that has prevent us from going into a full blown depression, with banks closing their doors, are the changes in the law...
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:53:32
6. Child Support Jurisdiction
Child Support Jurisdiction
In today's upwardly mobile society, a question as regard family law that is frequently raised addresses the issues of child custody and child support. WHO HAS JURISDICTION OVER CHILD SUPPORT? The State Where The Child Lives? The State Where The Obligor Lives? The State Of The Original Order? From...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:39
7. When Does Child Support End?
When Does Child Support End?
This is a common question asked by those obligated to pay child support. The general thought is that it ends at either the age of 18, and/or graduation from High School. However, the first problem with this is that 18 is not the Age of Majority in every state. In Mississippi it is age 21, while i...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:53:28
8. The Basics Of Child Support
The Basics Of Child Support
What Child Support Payers Need To Know Most divorced/single fathers must pay child support at some point. However, they have little understanding of the issue, nor do they fully understand how it affects their lives, and the lives of their children. They lack the knowledge of all their options, A...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:07
9. What Boys Do Not Learn In Sex Ed
What Boys Do Not Learn In Sex Ed
Some teen girls are willing to go to extremes to have a child. This is something not commonly discussed in sex education classes, along with the difficulties faced by boys who learn the girl they have been having sex with is, or may be, pregnant . According to a survey of 10,000 girls by the Tyra...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:43
10. Child Support Contempt Of Court
Child Support Contempt Of Court
In today's Mancession, with over 80% of all layoffs involving men, this has created a massive difficulty for those ordered to pay child support. Added to this difficulty, the states do not inform child support obligors, at the time the order was established, that in the event of a loss of income,...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:43
11. Paternity & Single Fathers Rights
Paternity & Single Fathers Rights
More than 40% of American children are born out of wedlock. The fathers of these children often will become involved in paternity cases to determine their parental responsibilities. If you are one of these fathers, here are some things you need to know and do.
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:54:31
12. Child Support Payroll Garnishment
Child Support Payroll Garnishment
When Being Current Is Not Current Under the Child Support Enforcement Act of 1988, all child support owed by salaried employees was to be placed under a payroll attachment, to address a perceive problem of non-payments, which was based simply on telephone interviews with mothers owed child suppor...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:43
13. My Married Girlfriend Is Pregnant
My Married Girlfriend Is Pregnant
She gave you a sob story about how her husband doesn't love her, beats her, ignores her, works too many hours, etc. The affair has been going on hot and heavy for some time, yet she is still with her husband. Have you taken the time to consider: What happens if the affair produces a child? A Cons...
Relationships & Family - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:44:46
14. Abuse Allegations In Family Law
Abuse Allegations In Family Law
Falsely accusing your former spouse of abuse, whether domestic or child abuse, is a common tactic in the Family Court System. Don't be surprised if your ex throws this one at you. Given the current political and social attitude towards child abusers. It has become a witch hunt to eradicate these ...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:53:30
15. Child Support Not Spent On Kids
Child Support Not Spent On Kids
A common complaint by fathers paying child support is that the money they are paying is not being spent of the child(ren). Unfortunately, there are a number of factors they tend to forget, such as housing and related costs. However, in denying the claim, mothers make a number of false presumption...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:54:30
16. Child Custody Prep & Interrogatories
Child Custody Prep & Interrogatories
noun in•ter•rog•a•to•ry plural in•ter•rog•a•to•ries Definition of INTERROGATORY A formal question or inquiry; especially A written question required to be answered under direction of a court Interrogatories (also known as requests for fu...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:04
17. Men Don't Tell....About Being Abused
Men Don't Tell....About Being Abused
On March 14, 1993, CBS aired "Men Don't Tell", a TV movie about domestic violence starring Peter Strauss and Judith Light. The twist: Strauss's character, construction executive Ed MacAffrey, was abused by his wife Laura, played by Light. Based on a true story, it dramatizes the story of a loving...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:04
18. Child Support/Custodial Parent Income
Child Support/Custodial Parent Income
Does Support Payment Go Down When Custodial Parent Gets A Raise? A question on Child Support that is often raised as to whether a support order can or should be modified in cases where the income of the Custodial Parent changes? This question is raised because when the income of the obligor paren...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:43
19. Court Watch-Keeping Judges Honest
Court Watch-Keeping Judges Honest
A common complaint in dealing with this Family Court Issues is the presumption of bias on the part of the judge. Many fathers may disagree with this, but the idea of bias is spread more by poorly prepared and trained attorneys, then by fact. However, it does not hurt to be prepared for this throu...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:06
20. Child Support & 2nd Spouse Income
Child Support & 2nd Spouse Income
An issue frequently raised when an obligor (non-residential) parent decides to remarry is what affect this will have on the child support obligation. Will the income of the new spouse be under consideration when making a child support modification?What financial burden does the second spouse carr...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:43
21. Child Support Fraud
Child Support Fraud
As paternity testing technology has advanced, it has created a situation in that divorced and single fathers, who are ordered to pay child support, are learning later that they are not the father of the child. If a man considers trying to question paternity at the time of the birth of their child...
Relationships & Family - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:42:44
22. Price Of Shacking Up
Price Of Shacking Up
In today's society, having sex outside marriage, whether it is a one-night-stand, or a cohabiting couple, has significant disadvan- tages for males. The concerns of marriage and divorce are insignificant in comparison to the problems related to getting a woman pregnant with whom one is not married.
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:13
23. Family Law Attorneys & You
Family Law Attorneys & You
One of the most important decisions you will need to make is choosing an attorney to work with you in attaining your goals. Your success in and out of the courtroom is crucially dependent upon the skills of your attorney. The outline below is intended to serve as a guide to consider in finding an...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:18
24. Mandatory Paternity Testing
Mandatory Paternity Testing
Advancements in DNA testing and tracking have generated radical changes in today's society. We are learning a great deal about our heritage and from where we come from. With the developing technology, a growing number of men are learning they are not the father of the child(ren) they raised and c...
Parenting & Kids - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:44:46
25. Father Custody Of Children
Father Custody Of Children
Many think the courts are rigged against dads, but the reality is more about attorneys unwilling, and/or lacking the knowledge, to truly represent a father. This is why it's important to learn how to interview and hire the right attorney. It is also important to learn what you can do on your own,...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:05
26. Divorce Help For Dads
Divorce Help For Dads
Any man faced with the possibility of a divorce is looking around wondering what they need to do first and asking themselves: Do I need to immediately hire an attorney?Will I be removed from my home?What will happen to my child(ren)?Will I lose everything I've built?These questions, and more, nee...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:05
27. Custody-The Child's Choice
Custody-The Child's Choice
The debate over the rights of a child to choose which parent they want to live with during a custody dispute has been raging for decades. The questions it generates involve whether a child should have a choice and at what age do they possess the mental capabilities to make such a choice? Please S...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
28. Teenagers-Near Adult Or Near Child
Teenagers-Near Adult Or Near Child
When Does The Child Deserve the Same Rights As A LEGAL ADULT? In interpreting this, one needs to consider exactly when a child reaches full maturity. If you ask a teenager, they would say at age 18, which is when they are legal adults, but is that true? Do humans really reach full maturity at age...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:05
29. Child Support & The New Child
Child Support & The New Child
Anyone browsing Q&A site questions on child support will note questions posted about what happens when the child support obligor (payer) has another child by a new partner. This brings up debates on what child is more deserving. Is the older child more deserving of support then the younger childr...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:11
30. Right Age To Get Married
Right Age To Get Married
There are many opinions on the cause behind the high rate of divorce in today's American culture. However, it can be noted that until 1994, the vast majority of divorces involve not an initial first marriage, but rather repeated remarriages. According to the University of California (Santa Clara ...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:56
31. Terminating Parental Rights
Terminating Parental Rights
In our society, women have the right to freely terminate, or abort, responsibility for a child at any time from the point of conception, and under a particular state's Safe Haven Laws, up to one year after the birth. Under the safe haven laws, they can abandon a child, no questions asked, even ab...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
32. Recording Calls-Legality & Use
Recording Calls-Legality & Use
With proper preparation and within the limits of your state regulations, a phone or in person conversation can be recorded and used as evidence in a family law case. Only 11 states require all party permission: CA, CT, FL, IL, MD, MA, MT, NV, NH, PA, & WA. In most states, it is legal for you to r...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:10
33. Do You Appreciate Your Dad?
Do You Appreciate Your Dad?
In the current economy, with so many out of work, or not working full time, children, even adult children, are left wondering what to get dad for his Birthday, Christmas, and/or Fathers Day. And of course, this also applies to a stepfather, or grandfather. Do you buy him a tie, get him a nice car...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:31:06
34. Paternity Rights & Safe Haven Laws
Paternity Rights & Safe Haven Laws
According to studies conducted by the US Dept. of Health & Human Services, 40% of children being born today are from unmarried women. For women under the age of 25, over 60% will have at least one child outside wedlock. However, many women are also choosing not to keep the child, as it would be i...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
35. Chronological Statement
Chronological Statement
Keeping a chronological statement of the facts of your case is important. When you hire an attorney, you will be spending a certain amount of time explaining the "facts" of the case to him/her. When you hire an attorney, you are not just paying for their expertise, you are also paying for their t...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:11
36. Bird Nest Custody
Bird Nest Custody
A frequent complaint about Joint Physical or Shared Custody is the disruption in the lives of the children being moved back and forth between two homes. If there is so much concern for the disruption of the lives of the children, while still maintaining equal contact with both parents, there is a...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
37. Child Support Guidelines
Child Support Guidelines
Departing From Presumed Child Support Amounts There is a general presumption among both those paying child support, and those receiving it, that the amounts set down in the guidelines for their state is the final say in what is paid. However, that is far from the truth.
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:05
38. Modifying Child Support
Modifying Child Support
As a provision of the Federal Child Support Enforcement Act, every three years, the states are required to review, and if it is found that there is a minimum 20% difference in the amount being paid, whether higher or lower, adjust a child support order. However, prior to that three-year period, t...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:11
39. Daily Journals-A Key To Success
Daily Journals-A Key To Success
One of the most important things that you can do to assist yourself in any family law matter is to keep a daily journal. Daily Journals are normally admissible as evidence in a court of law. However, their most important function is to refresh your memory as to events that happened on particular ...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:13
40. Mediation In Family Law
Mediation In Family Law
Mediation of custody and visitation conflicts involve a process of short term counseling and may be ongoing, with a specific aim of helping separated parents resolve the emotional issues which prevent them from reaching satisfactory agreements regarding their continuing relationship with their ch...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
41. New Paternity Claims
New Paternity Claims
You hear the knock at the door, so you go to answer. There stands a Sheriff Deputy, who hands you a sheath of papers, "Sir, you have been served with a claim of paternity, thank you and good day". You look down at the group of papers in you hand, than up to the receding back of the person who has...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
42. Child Support-Retroactive
Child Support-Retroactive
In 2011, a Texas Family Court Judge was informed that he had a 14-year-old son. Though happy to learn he had a son, that happiness was soon moderated when he was told that since he was the father, he also owed $185,000 in retroactive child support, a tidy sum even for a sitting judge. He was abou...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:46
43. Living In Blended Families
Living In Blended Families
In today's society, it is far more common than any time in history for the family formula to include children that are not biologically related to one parent. The failure rates for these unions can run far higher than those of the initial union of the intact family. Before any couple "ties the kn...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:52:43
44. To Be, Or Not To Be A Virgin Until Marriage
To Be, Or Not To Be A Virgin Until Marriage
This is a question frequently raised in today's society of pervasive sex conduct with the rate of persons entering marriage going down yearly. According to the US Dept. Health & Human Services division of Child Support Enforcement, 60% of children born to women under the age of 25 are born outsid...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:02
45. Other Face Of Domestic Violence
Other Face Of Domestic Violence
Male Victims Domestic Violence and Abuse can happen to anyone, yet the problem is most frequently overlooked, excused, or denied when men are the victims. This is especially true when the abuse is psychological, rather than physical. Emotional abuse is often minimized and the men are simply told ...
Relationships & Family - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:41:34
46. Joint Custody Of Children
Joint Custody Of Children
One of the main efforts of most father's groups is to "work towards assuring that wherever possible every child be given the opportunity to maintain a parent/child relationship with both his parents after the separation". To this end, they have encouraged state legislatures to amend the Family co...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:05
47. Child Support & Child Tax Credit
Child Support & Child Tax Credit
One regular complaint from fathers is why they do not get the tax deduction when they are paying all or most of the cost of raising their children, and what deductions can they take. It would be virtually impossible to give any part answers to this, but some recommendations can be made that can b...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
48. Writing Legislators
Writing Legislators
In addressing the issues of fathers, it's important to write, and not email, our representatives in government on a regular basis. Most people use email these days, but consider the thousands of electronic letters they get every day. Using snail mail might be a little old fashion, but in today's ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
49. Writing Newspaper Editorial Letters
Writing Newspaper Editorial Letters
In addressing the issues of divorced/single fathers, we must always endeavor to educate the Public. This can be done by writing editorial letters about the problems facing us. One of the major issues is the growing economic problems of those obligated to pay child support while facing layoffs, an...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
50. Cooperative Parenting
Cooperative Parenting
The end of a relationship, involving children, need not be the end of a family. Children benefit enormously when their parents have the option, under law, to cooperate in parenting after the breakup. Children can be injured when the parents are prevented from cooperating in parenting their childr...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:11
51. Vasectomies
Often men will complain about how they have been hit with a child support order due to a one-night stand, or a girlfriend who had previously expressed a desire not to have children changes her mind, without warning him. For a decade there have been efforts to create a Birth Control Pill for men, ...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
52. Are You The Father?
Are You The Father?
You heard that your ex-girlfriend, or that one-night-stand, has a child. The numbers seem to add up, meaning the child might be yours, However, she claims the child is not yours, and belongs to someone else. Do you let it go? Do you wait to see if she files on you? What do you do if you do not wa...
Parenting & Kids - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:43:19
53. My Legal Daily Journal
My Legal Daily Journal
After a father files for custody in Family Court, the mother files a restraining order on him, claiming that some period of months prior to the filing that he had abused her. Under the Violence Against Women Act, without substantial evidence to the contrary, a Family Court Judge is not allowed to...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:57
54. School Records
School Records
Do Non-Custodial Parents Have A Right To School Grades and Records? This is a common complaint by non-residential parents is that the other parent is not providing them with copies of school records and grade card. Not commonly known, is that it is unnecessary to obtain these records from the oth...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:32:13
55. Screen Play: Proving Denial Of Access
Screen Play: Proving Denial Of Access
The following is a script for an educational video related to the article, "Denying Dads Access To Children" found in the Dads House Manual. I am looking for six adults volunteers and one child under the age of 10. Three adults will appear in the video, while the other three operate the cameras. ...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:35:11
56. Children Of America
Children Of America
In 1995, at a White House meeting, a paper addressing the problems and needs of divorced and single fathers was presented. It is the only time, in any administration; representatives of father were allowed to present an opposing view to the commonly held beliefs of fathers. Following is that repo...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:46
57. Child Support-New Claim
Child Support-New Claim
A man or woman can be ordered to pay child support. However, since married women are generally the first to file for custody in a divorce, and unmarried women have a presumption of sole custody in all states, it is far more common for the man to be the one ordered to pay. There are no justifiable...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
58. Custody-Child Removed From State
Custody-Child Removed From State
According to the National Incidence Studies on Missing, Abducted, Runaway and Throwaway children (NISMART), as many as 350,000 children are abducted each year by a parent or family member. Of these, 54% are by the mother and 46% are by the father. Statistics also dictate that about 16% of these c...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
59. Considered Factors In Child Custody
Considered Factors In Child Custody
There are many areas and factors, both positive and negative, which need to be considered before making a decision to initiate a modification for child custody. It is highly unlikely that any one factor would be the foundation for a successful custody case, and some alone are definitely insuffici...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:19
60. Prenatal Paternity Testing
Prenatal Paternity Testing
You are a man and just heard from a woman you had a one-night-stand with that she is pregnant. She is in need of financial help for during the pregnancy. So, what are your choices? Do you: Start giving her money, not knowing if the child is yours?Not give her money, and later be declared a deadbe...
Parenting & Kids - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:33:05

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