Can a married man take FMLA leave for the birth of a child?

Answer A married man is eligible to apply for FMLA provided he meets the requirements. These include working for an employer who has at least 50 employees, having worked at the place of employment for at ... Read More »

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How long after birth of child is an employee entitled to FMLA leave?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows covered employees to take up to 12 weeks off of work for the birth of a child. Employees who work right up until delivery can have a full 12 weeks of ... Read More »

How can a father who pays child support and whose name is on the birth certificate change the child's last name to his if he and the child's mother were not married?

Answer - In most states, if the parents of a child are not married, then the mother is the sole \"legal\" parent of the child. Paying child support gives you no legal rights. Child support is not a... Read More »

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Does the birth mother have sole custody of the child if she and the father were not married?

In all 50 US states the law presumes that an unmarried birth mother retains sole custodial rights to a child until the court rules otherwise. This applies to minors as well as to adults. Generally,... Read More »