Does father have parental rights before the baby is born?

Answer No, he does not have parental rights until the child is born. If the parents are unmarried he must establish his paternity legally through the courts. If the parents are married the father has equa... Read More »

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Does an illegal father have rights to u.s born child mother is also a us citizen parents are not married does the father have legal rights to this child?

It depends.In pakistan, the father has the custody.In US, both parents would be considered for custody, however case is stacked against father from get go based on his illegal status in US. However... Read More »

If the mother and father of a child aren't married does the father have parental rights?

Answer Yes, but first the father must establish paternity and then petition the court for those rights if he is not on the birth certificate. The court will also require the father to pay child sup... Read More »

The child has the mothers name the father is listed on the birth cerificate does the father have parental rights?

Does a father need to be under a child support order before he asks for full parental rights?

No. The first thing an unmarried father must do is establish his paternity in court, generally through a DNA test arranged through the family court. Once he has established his paternity his parent... Read More »