How does an unmarried man get full custody of his child in Pa?

Answer First of all, the thing to realize as a parent is that children cannot be owned by one parent or the other. As much as possible you optimistically need to make arrangements to share the responsibil... Read More »

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If an unmarried father wants nothing to do with his child does the unmarried mother automatically get full custody of the child?

Answer If the father's name is on the birth certificate, the mother must petition the court for full custody rights. If the petition is granted, it still will not relieve the father of his financia... Read More »

If you are unmarried can you get full child custody if you are a US resident and the father is a US citizen?

Answer The mother can legally retain sole custody of the child until the father establishes paternity and files for custodial rights. This is an issue that is covered by "common law" and would appl... Read More »

Can an unmarried mother with full custody take her child out of state without the father's permission?

Child custody laws are different in every state, so it depends on that as well. You could just type in "child custody laws in _state_" and you should have no problem finding it. You would have to ... Read More »

If no court order for custody has been granted and the parents are unmarried who has the custody of a child in Tennessee?

AnswerI am currently trying to find a similar answer, so far, in my experience (in which one parent is in Tennessee and one is NOT in Tennessee), I was told NO ONE has custody. That you have to go ... Read More »