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More parents are having children out of wedlock

More and more couples are choosing cohabitation over marriage, which is resulting in a number of couples also having children out of wedlock. And while the concern among many scholars is usually focused on divorce and children, recent research is pointing to the fact that more attention also needs to be given to the impact that cohabitation may have on children.

Primary custody being awarded to fathers more accepted

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in the past ten years there has been a 27.3 percent increase in the number of households led by single parent fathers. And while the number of single dads is still less than the number of single mothers, the fact that there has at least been an increase shows that there seems to be a greater acceptance of the idea of a father being awarded primary or joint custody.

Best interest of child decides custody decisions in Missouri

When it comes to child custody decisions, many fathers' rights advocacy groups say that the court system still favors mothers, making it difficult for a father to be a part of his child's life.

Practical advice for recently divorced fathers

After a divorce it's natural for fathers with custody of their children to be rather scared of the prospect of raising their kids alone. But, have no fear as it's more than possible and plenty of fathers who were also nervous at first turned out to be wonderful and caring fathers with a strong relationship with their child or children.

Study: Distance has impact on fathers' contact with children

A study that looked at the involvement a noncustodial father has with his children pointed to one of the biggest factors coming down to how far away he is living from his kids. This distance can be due to the father choosing to live farther or closer, but also if the mother decides to relocate the children.

Kirk Stange to speak at NBI Advanced Family Law Seminar on March 11, 2011

Kirk Stange is to speak to attorneys, paralegals, guardians ad litems, social workers and counselor at the National Business Institute's Advanced Family Seminar.  The seminar will be on Friday, March 11, 2011, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza St. Louis-Clayton.  Mr. Stange will be speaking about Non-Traditional Family Structures and Paternity Disputes, Effectively Arguing Contempt Issues and Special Issues in Military Divorce.  

Missouri man never gave up in six year custody battle

Six years ago - when supposedly suffering from undiagnosed postpartum depression - a mother signed away parental rights of her 3-month old son to another couple, without ever even first consulting with the child's biological father. Since then the Missouri father has been fighting for custody.

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