Does a father have legal options available when the mother has promoted her boyfriend to the role of father while keeping the birth father with a custody agreement from being able to perform that role?

Answer Answer No, that is not a legal issue.The modification of a custodial order will not change the situation at hand. A judge will not issue an order of how a child should or should not refer to anoth... Read More »

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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?

If a father has custody and the mother has visitation rights does the father have the right to deny all access to the child because he is angry?

Answer No, court ordered visitation can only be revoked by the judge issuing the order (sometimes by an appeal to a higher court). The mother should insist her legal representative petition for a c... Read More »

If the father did not sign the birth certificate and the mother gets married does she have to get concent from the father for her husband to adopt the child?