If the father is locked up for life does he have any parental rights?

Answer Answer I do believe that any father/mother convicted of a felony in which a life sentence was enacted forfiets their parental rights. You may petition the court to file the necessary paperwork. As ... Read More »

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Does a father still have parental rights if you do not put his name on the birth certificate because you fear for your life and that of the child's?

Answer The law does not require an unwed mother to name the father on the birth certificate. A man who is not married to the mother and wants to acquire parental rights to a child must first estab... 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 father have parental rights before the baby is born?

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 »