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How does parenting time effect child support payments?

There are many fathers in Arizona who have children and are not currently married or are no longer in a relationship with the mother. In many of these situations, the father has a custody order and a child support payment each month. In addition to the custody situation, the father may have parenting time with the child. This is the amount of time the child is with the father.

Why is establishing paternity important for servicemembers?

There are many Arizona fathers serving in the military. Servicemembers have a very different life than civilians. They can be stationed in various locations and therefore have to move frequently. Also, they may be deployed for lengthy periods of time overseas. During these deployments they are separated from their family and managing family affairs is difficult. Family law issues such as paternity, child custody or child support may prove especially difficult.

Parenting time guidelines in Arizona

There are many fathers in Arizona who are not married to the mothers of their children. This includes fathers who are divorced from the mother and those who were never married to the mother. In these situations, the fathers most likely have had to go through child custody proceedings in order to see their children. In general, fathers may feel that the system is stacked against them and that they will most likely not be able to see their children as much as the mother.

Establishing paternity and fathers' rights in Arizona

There are many children born in Arizona every year. Some are born into and raised by married parents. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes the child's parents are never married. Other times, the parents get divorced while the children are still minors. In these situations, child support and child custody become issues. These can be highly emotional situations and each situation is unique. However, in general, men may be treated a little differently under the law.

Fathers' rights: study shows fathers just as caring as mothers

There are many custody disputes in Arizona every year. Sometimes, these disputes start as a part of a divorce and others start between unwed couples who had a child together. For years, the general presumption was that the woman would receive custody of the children, especially when the children are younger. Women are generally seen as the caregivers in the family, and that they are more important for the child's upbringing than the fathers. However, recently there has been a push by men for fathers' rights in these disputes.

Dads seeking more custody rights in court

There are many fathers in Arizona who are either divorced or were never married to the mother of their child. Traditionally mothers received most of the custody rights and parenting time with the children in these types of situations. This was in large part because mothers were seen as the caregivers and many felt that it was more important for a child's upbringing to be with their mothers.

Jason Patric wins appeal to pursue establishing paternity

There are many children born every day in Arizona. Some of these children are born to parents who are married and others are born to unwed parents. For fathers this means two different things in terms of their legal rights to the child. Fathers who are married to the mothers are considered the father of the child when the child is born. However, fathers who are not married to the mother must establish paternity before being considered the legal father of the child. Fathers' rights are very important to unwed fathers who want to be a part of their child's life.

Father seeks custody of child after learning of adoption

Many children are born out of wedlock in Arizona each year. This creates a situation where the father of the child may not be recognized by law. In order to protect fathers' rights to their child, they must take certain actions in order to be presumed the father of the child. Once paternity has been established, the father has the right to seek custody of the child and the child cannot be adopted without his consent.

Denying his son a trip to McDonald's may cost father custody

Many divorced or unwed fathers in Arizona have limited visitation time with their children. Some fathers in this situation, in order to maintain a good relationship with the child, tend to spoil them when they are together. Many fathers want to make sure the child is happy during their limited visitation time. Saying no to the child may upset him or her and ruin their time together. While saying no may ruin a father's time with his child, it generally does not affect the fathers' rights with the child.

Women advocating for fathers' rights to equal parenting time

Research suggests that shared parenting is in the best interest of the kids. Medical studies indicate that children have the best outcomes when parents share in the decision making and have close to equal parenting time. Still, in a child custody dispute most states will award more time with the children to the mother.

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