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Does the father of a child have to pay child support if he is not married to the mother and wants custodial rights in Idaho?


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2006-09-29 12:49:37
2006-09-29 12:49:37

Yes. Just because you're not married doesn't mean you're not the child's father, and it's on that basis that child support is ordered. * Additionally, both parents are equally responsible for supporting their child/children. Courts no longer grant custodial rights to the mother simply because she is "the mother". However, the law presumes that an unmarried woman retains sole custody to a child until a court rules otherwise. The father must establish parentage before the court will consider child support, custodial, visitation or other issues

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