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parental rights
No parent is perfect. We all make mistakes not just as parents, but also in our non-parenting roles. As such, you should not assume that being flawed will jeopardize custody. That being said, there are mistakes and personal shortcomings that could compromise the well-being of a child. In these situations, parents could be at risk...
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Men in Texas who are undergoing divorces may feel that their rights as fathers are not protected. However, in recent years, courts have more frequently acknowledged fathers’ contributions to their children’s development and operated under the assumption that shared parenting is in the best interests of children. Fathers who assert their rights before judges make...
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Traditionally, here in the U.S., the standard practice of child custody courts was to grant one parent sole custody rather than split custody between the two parents. There has been some shift away from this in recent times, but some argue that the shift has not yet gone far enough. They argue that 50-50 shared...
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Does using Facebook make you more likely to divorce? Recent research suggests it may. According to a study published recently in Computers and Human Behavior, people who identify as heavy social-media users are twice as likely as non-users to consider leaving their spouses. Whether or not Facebook and other social networking sites actually increase the...
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In the past it was often assumed that mothers were in a better position to care for their children than fathers. As a result, mothers were far more likely than fathers to be granted custody of their children in divorce cases. In recent decades, however, those assumptions have begun to give way to a broader...
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In the state of Texas, a woman needs to prove that she was raped, that her child was conceived because of rape and make a formal request to have custody rights for her attacker to be terminated. Unless all of those things are presented to a judge, the father of the child could still sue...
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