Orange residents may be interested in an article discussing how Florida courts determine paternity. Once this paternity is established, both the parent and the child gain specific rights as a result of this legal parentage.
Although child custody cases are supposed to decide what is in the children's best interests, mothers are often given preferential treatment over fathers. Yet more men are choosing to stay home with kids and more women are going to work. Florida fathers may be interested to learn that due to changing dynamics in the workplace and the home, more dads are demanding equal consideration for custody rights in family law courts.
The fabric of family law is constantly being reworked and amended as the norms of society change. Significant inroads have been made in recent years giving men in Florida greater power to exercise parenting rights.
Florida fathers, whether married or unmarried, enjoy a more level playing field than ever before when it comes to their rights related to exercising their parenting right.
Levi Johnston is looking to change the child custody arrangement he has with Bristol Palin, the mother of his son Tripp. He wants to modify custody conditions so that he and the mother share at least equal custody.
The issue of fathers' rights is an important one, but one that doesn't get as much attention as it should. Florida law doesn't have a history of presuming the best intentions from fathers. As a result, the law tends to be stacked against a well-meaning dad. Standing up for a father's rights can take some doing, but is possible with the support of an experienced attorney.