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Unmarried Mothers and Visitation Rights - Single Parents - About.com
Unmarried mothers often wrestle with whether they should offer visitation rights to the father. In most circumstances, visitation is positive for the children and the ...
File for Custody - Should Unwed Mothers File for Custody?
Unwed mothers may wonder whether they need to file for custody. Get the facts about presumed custody and learn what steps you should take to protect yourself  ...
Unmarried Parents - Secure Custody of Your Child - Single Parents
For unmarried parents, child custody laws differ from state to state. Some states require unmarried mothers to file for child custody, while other states presume ...
Father Not on Birth Certificate - Unwed Mother Rights - Single Parents
I have a question about unwed mothers and rights to child custody. My baby is now two years old, and the name of her father is not on the birth certificate.
Should Unwed Mothers File for Child Support? - Single Parents
Many unwed mothers aren't sure whether they should file for child support. In the end, it is a personal decision. However, there are several different factors that ...
Fathers' Rights for Divorced Dads and Unmarried ... - Single Parents
Fathers' rights are essentially the same as mothers', but they can be harder to enforce, simply because a mother's biological connection to her child is generally  ...
Things an Unwed Father Needs to Know - Fatherhood - About.com
The statistical shift toward more unwed fathers is unmistakable. In the United States today, 40% of all children born are born to unmarried parents. That figure ...
How to File for Visitation as an Unmarried Father - Single Parents
While some states require unmarried moms to actually file for custody, most states presume that an unmarried mother has primary custody whether she files for ...
Does an Unwed Mother Automatically Get Sole Custody?
Feb 6, 2007 ... In some states, like Oklahoma, it is presumed that the mother has sole custody in cases where the parents were unmarried at the time of the ...
Child Custody in Ohio - Single Parents - About.com
In Ohio, an unmarried mother is considered to have sole physical and legal custody of the child, unless an Ohio family court determines someone else to be the ...
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