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Criminal Fines and the New Debt Peonage for Poor Fathers

Cortney Lollar, Criminalizing (Poor) Fatherhood, 70 Ala. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Rebecca Zietlow In the 1980s and 1990s, many scholars and advocates debated the best way to reform our country’s welfare system. During those debates, feminists called for increased … Continue reading

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Fathers have a right to spend time with their children

Spending time with your children is something that most parents take for granted. Fathers have a much different take on this matter if they aren't in a relationship with the children's mother any longer. While more states are moving toward … Continue reading

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New Ruling by Florida Supreme Court Gives A Remedy For Biological Fathers in Paternity Cases

In Simmonds v. Perkins, No. SC17-1963 (Fla. 2018), the Florida Supreme Court decided to take up the question of whether a biological father is entitled to rebut the common law presumption that the mother’s husband is the legal father of … Continue reading

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The Termination of a Father’s Parental Rights Based on Depravity — Oak Brook Attorneys Who Protect the Rights of Fathers in Family Law Disputes

A recent ruling in the Illinois Appellate Court decided the controversial issue if a father was an unfit parent and should have his parental rights terminated. The minor child A.F., allegedly suffered a fracture to her right femur and her … Continue reading

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The Answer to Long Term Pay Equity? How About Father’s Rights?

Do you want to know the secret of achieving pay equity in the workplace (at least in the long term)?  Well, it is really about the dads. Yes, that’s right.  The more paid time off given to fathers, the more … Continue reading

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