Can a unwed father get custody of his son in Florida?

Answer Yes he can. We went through a case recently with my fiance (who was never married to his son's mother) and he got custody of the child. The mother has to be proven to be unfit just as if the father... Read More »

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In Texas Does unwed mothers have sole custody if father is in jail?

It depends on whether the case has ever been adjudicated in family court. If paternity has never been established the mother has sole custody. If paternity was established and the father was grante... Read More »

If an unwed mother dies during labor does biological father get custody of baby?

Child Custody Laws for an Unwed Mother in Florida?

When an unmarried couple have a child together in the state of Florida, the mother retains legal custody of that child until paternity is established. Once the father of the child is legally determ... Read More »

Can an unwed mother lose custody of her baby to the biological father if there is no negligence on her part?

Difficult, but yes. In most cases, the state will take the child as single fathers have no assumed parental rights. see link