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How Changes In Florida Divorce Laws Support Fathers

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Previously in divorce proceedings, children resided primarily with their mothers, while fathers paid child support and were granted visitation. As increasing numbers of studies have reported that children benefit by having close bonds with each parent, established by frequent and regular contact, the Florida courts responded in terms of changing how they had previously… Read More »

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Rights and Responsibilities of Unmarried Fathers

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Becoming a father is a life changing event, one that causes you to look at yourself and the world around you differently. Before your baby was born you may have been primarily interested in pursuing your own hobbies and interests, but once you hold your little one in your arms, your priorities are likely… Read More »

What is the Putative Father Registry and How Does It Work?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While mothers who have children out of wedlock have automatic legal rights, the same is not the case for the fathers of those children. When a child is born out of wedlock, the mother has the only legal rights to the child, along with the right to make all of the decisions about the… Read More »

Paternity and Custody Considerations for the Unmarried Dad

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Statistics indicate that by 2016, half of all new births will occur between unwed partners. Many of these instances will involve cohabitating couples who, even though unmarried, plan to raise their children together. However, a significant percentage will involve parents who are not in a monogamous relationship with one another and have no intentions… Read More »