Your rights as father if not married?
You have to prove paternity in court by a DNA test and you can then petition for custody, visitation and pay child support.
If the mother is not married to the father, he has no rights period, even if living with her. see link below Read More
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… Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Yes, equal to the mother. Read More
Are your rights different when wanting to move out of state if the father and you were never married?
Generally, no. Married or unmarried, the law considers the father's rights equally. Read More
Rights of a father. If he wants to see the child, or give an alimony etc... Read More
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 Read More
Married couples have equal parental rights unless there is a legal separation filed with the court. Read More
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. Read More
Step-parents have no inherent rights to children. Read More
Here are a couple of ifs: Not married you have no rights. - You would have to file court docs requesting a paternity test if she will not do it herself. Not married but you are on the birth certificate. - You are automatically viewed and recognized as the father. If you disagree, you can ask for a paternity test. If you do agree you already have rights and can file court docs requesting visitation… Read More
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. Read More
No. That can only be done by a court order. Read More
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. Read More
No, not unless you and the mother were married. You will need to go to family court and GET your rights. Read More
What rights does a father have to my baby if he is married to someone else and we were never married basically he committed adultery when my child was conceived and i was unaware that he was married?
He has the same rights as any other father, the fact that he was married to someone else is irrelevant. But since you were not married he needs to establish paternity in court so he can petition for visitation or custody and also pay child support. Read More
You didn't provide enough detail. The answer depends on the marital status, whether paternity has been established if the parties were not married and whether the father has custody rights. If he has custody rights she is not allowed to just take them. If they are married they have equal rights to the children. Read More
Can a father be charged with kidnapping if he takes the child out of state and there is no custody arrangement and they are married?
No. Since they are married they have equal rights to the child. Read More
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… Read More
No he is then the father of the child but in order to get rights he has to go to court and prove paternity first in order to get visitation, custody and pay child support. If married to the mother when the child is born, he is automatically considered the father and have rights. Read More
If the cousin is currently married to you, and is willing to accept parental responsibilities and adopt the child, then the father can give up his parental rights. Read More
Can father have rights to child's medical record if the parents are not legally married but father did signed VAP?
As long as the father has not voluntarily relinquished his parenting rights, or they have not been taken from his by a court, he should have full access to medical records. Read More
If you marry your fiance who does not have legal custody of your son does your fiance have any legal rights toward him?
No. If the fiance is the natural father, then he does have rights to his son. Getting married doesn't give him legal rights to your child (assuming he is not the father). He must adopt in order to have legal rights. Read More
See to that she gets temporary custody asap. They both have equal rights to the kids as long as they are married. Read More
If another man signs your child's birth certificate does the biological father have any legal rights to that child?
You did not indicate if you're married. In Michigan and quite a few other states, if you are Married at the time of the birth of the child..the Man who you are married to is legally the father !! If the Biological father had no idea about the child's existence, or if you're just trying to cut him out of the Child's life, he does, in fact, still have legal rights. If he takes a… Read More
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. Read More
Yes, If he was married to your birth mother before you were born. Read More
Yes, see related link. Read More
What custody rights does a father and a husband have to his children after a year of no contact with the children?
Generally, if married he has custody rights equal to the mother unless she has brought a petition for sole custody in his absence. If he is not married his custody rights must be established by a court order. Read More
No, he does not have parental rights until the child is born. If the parents are unmarried he must establish his paternity legally through the courts. If the parents are married the father has equal parental rights after the child is born. Read More
If you are not married and there is no court order she has the custody so yes. If you are married you have equal rights. Read More
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 Read More
Who has legal custody rights until judges says different if the parents are not married he is on the birth certificate and is married to someone else?
If you were not married when the child arrived the legal custody lies with the mother. The father have to prove paternity in court before he can get his parental rights. Read More
They could not vote, any land or property they owned came from their father and was given to their husband when they married. Read More
Does a father in prison still have parental rights in the state of Florida if he never married the mother and is not on the birth certificate?
No single father does until granted them by a court. Read More
Single father has none. Married father is equal to that of the mother, but in application, unenforceable. see links Read More
1) to pay support; 2) to petition the courts for visitation Read More
He has the right to pay child support and petition for visitation. Read More
As long as the mans name is on the birth certificate, they have the same exact rights as a man who is married to their child's mother. If your name is not on the birth certificate, you have no rights to the child at all. Read More
If married they have equal rights to the child. If not married the father have right to sign the birth certificate and prove paternity in court so he can petition for visitation, custody and also pay child support. So he have to go to court to get his rights while the mother does not since there are witnesses she is the mother. So yes, a father def have rights to his child. If the mother… Read More
What are the rights of the father of a married womans unborn child when the father is not her husband?
The father has created an extremely complicated legal situation. He has no rights unless he obtains them through a court order. The husband of a married woman is presumed by law to be the father of any children born during the marriage. If the mother is willing he can execute an affidavit of parentage and then initiate a custody case to obtain joint custody. He should consult with an attorney who can review his situation… Read More
Does your child's father have the same legal rights if you were never married but paternity was established for child support reasons?
Yes, he does. Read More
What are your rights to be a father to your children when you and the mother are not together and never were married?
None until court ordered. see link Read More
What rights does a father have if hes on the birth certificate but not married to the mother and paternity has not been established?
see related link Read More
Yes, but first the father must establish paternity and then petition the court for those rights if he is not on the birth certificate. The court will also require the father to pay child support and probably furnish adequate medical coverage, depending on the situation. Read More
If not married the mother naturally have custody and rights to the child while the father have to go to court to get it. If married the parents have equal rights.in case of divorce it's this the couple will have to agree or leave it to the court to decide. Read More
A biological father has the right to sue for sole custody, shared custody, or visiting rights to the child; even if he was never married to the mother. He may have to have genetic testing done to prove he is the father if this is at issue. Read More
How can a father legally sign over his rights if the mother and him were never married but his name is on the birth certificate?
He has no rights to sign over. He has to request release from financial obligation from the courts. Read More