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Contact our firm by telephone at (972) 775-2100 to get advice about father’s rights.
If the parents are not married, the unwed father does not enjoy the same automatic parental rights as the mother of the child. According to the law, the father can be defined in a few different ways. The father can be a man who is either presumed, legally determined to be the father, has acknowledged paternity, or been adjudicated to be the father by the court.
According to the Uniform Parentage Act, a man is presumed to be the father if he:
Parents have specific rights and responsibilities. It is important to contact a fathers rights lawyer to protect these rights, and responsibilities. A few of those are the right to spend time with the child, and the right to make decisions regarding the care, and education of the child. In addition to these rights, parents have responsibilities, including supporting the child.
We encourage you to contact our firm today at (972) 775-2100 to learn more about father’s rights.