A child's father has a significant amount of influence in their life. Deprived of that relationship, a child could suffer emotional harm that may affect their growth and future success. This is one reason why it is vital to hire a Johnson County divorce attorney and fight to ensure that you are granted fathers' rights in a divorce settlement. Otherwise, you may not be able to have a say in your child's future.
What rights does a father have in divorce?
In years past, the mother was often favored in child custody, child support and visitation cases. Laws have changed in this respect, however, and both parents now have equal standing in these legal situations.
Therefore, fathers have equal rights regarding the following aspects of their children:
If you are obtaining a divorce and children are involved, a family law attorney from Martin & Wallentine could provide a persuasive argument on your behalf, proving to the court that it would be in the best interest of the child for you to have custody, or at least to have parenting time or visitation rights. Likewise, you have the right to request support from the other parent if you are in custody of your child or children.
Speak with a Fathers' Rights Lawyer in Johnson County
Call Martin & Wallentine right away if you need aggressive representation in a fathers' rights case. We could vigorously defend your rights and present a persuasive argument proving the benefits your child will experience by you having custody or visitation rights.
As a small and caring firm with years of experience, we can provide the personal service you want with the capable representation you need. Call now for a consultation on your case.
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