Posts Tagged ‘biological parent’

When You Are an Unmarried Father, What Are Your Rights?

If you are the biological parent of a child, you have a right to seek reasonable visitation or child custody as it pertains to that child. This applies even to parents who were not married when the child was born. The courts usually look at it this way: Having both parents in the child’s life… Continue reading →

Questioning paternity?

A father’s role in his child’s life is equally as important as a mother’s.  Are you questioning whether you are the father of a child? Are you looking to prove paternity in order to receive custody rights or are you trying to disprove paternity so you won’t be responsible for paying child support? When there… Continue reading →

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Can I still see my step-kids?

As we’ve seen in celebrities and their families, step parents often have a hand in raising children and form meaningful bonds with them. That’s why when a child’s parent and stepparent get a divorce, California allows stepparents to petition for visitation rights. Court’s will generally show preference to the birth parents’ wishes. But they can… Continue reading →

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