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As long as the father is a good father, he will have the same rights as the mother. You may be even able to get 50% custody of the child.

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Q: What rights does a father have if not married to the mother?
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If the mother and father of a child are married does the father have parental rights?

Yes, equal to the mother.


If the father was married to someone else and the mother was single what are the fathers rights?

If the mother is not married to the father, he has no rights period, even if living with her. see link below


If the mother and father are married can the mother take parental rights away from the father?

No. That can only be done by a court order.


What rights does the father have if he does not sign the birth certificate and is not married to the mother?

if the father has not signed he has no rights to the child unless he take you to court and gets a DNA test done. until that happens the father has no rights what so ever but if he has signed the father would have the same rights as the mother


What rights does a mother have if custody hasn't been established?

If you are not married the custody automatically falls on the mother and the father have to go to court to get visitation or custody. If you are married you have equal rights.


What rights does the father have as her child's birth father?

If not married he has to prove paternity in court to get his parental rights. He can then petition for custody, visitation and pay child support. If married to the mother they have equal rights to the child.


Does a father have parental rights if he signs the birth certificate but not the certificate of parentage?

If married to the mother? Yes. If not married, no rights either way.


Does the father of a child who is eighteen have more rights then the mother who is seventeen not married to him?

Each has equal rights and responsibilities.


Can a non-paternity father have rights?

Yes, If he was married to your birth mother before you were born.


If the father has established paternity but is not on the birth certificate does he have rights?

No, not unless you and the mother were married. You will need to go to family court and GET your rights.


Who gets custody of a child born in prison in AZ mother is in prison father is not they are married.?

If they are legally married, the father gets rights until mother gets out of prison, after that it is up to the state. If not legally married, they go into state custody.


Dose a father have more rights if hes married to the mother?

Yes, see related link.


Who did Hamlet's mother get married to after his father died?

Hamlet's mother married his uncle (his father's brother) after his father's death.


What will happen if the mother doesn't want the father to have paternal rights?

In the UK, if you are married when your children are born, you both automatically have parental rights. If you are not married, then you have to apply for parental responsibility rights, if the mother does not want to share that with you. This can be done by court order. After 2003, if not married but father is written on the birth certificate, that is enough to have parental responsibility and all that that entails. Not sure how it is for you guys in the USA!


If a couple is under 18 does the father have the same rights as the mother?

The answer depends on the state where you live, but generally not. Most fathers, particilarly if not married to the mother, have fewer rights.


What is mother rights to child in pa and not married to farther?

In every state except Arizona the mother has sole custody of the child and the father has no assumed rights until granted them by the courts.


What are father's rights in SC regarding 6 month old child?

Married father, the same as the mother. A single father has no rights, regardless of age of the child, until granted them by a court. see link


What rights does a father have if he wasnt married to the mother?

1) to pay support; 2) to petition the courts for visitation


What rights does the father have if he is on the birth cirtificate but not married to the mother?

He has the right to pay child support and petition for visitation.


What should a married mother do if a married father takes her children?

See to that she gets temporary custody asap. They both have equal rights to the kids as long as they are married.


Was Mother Teresa's father married?

Yes, he was married to Mother Teresa's mother.


If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies can her husband who is not the baby's biological father assume custody?

No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father must sign his rights away to the mother's husband.


Can a mother leave the state AZ with her child without fathers permission?

You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights.You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights.You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights.You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights.


What rights does a father have in custody of child?

If the parents are married they have equal rights. If not married, the mother in general have sole custody in most states until the father have established his paternity. When he has done that by DNA test he can petition for custody and visitation in court.


If the mother and the stepfather has legal custody what rights do the natural father have?

The rights of the natural father depends on if the father has given up his rights or not. If he has not given up his rights, he has the same rights as the mother, or as outlines in the custody order.