DadsDivorce Live: Filmmaker Exposes Unfair Family Courts

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Filmmaker Al Greeze recently produced a documentary titled, “Frustrated 2: Mama’s Baby, Daddy’s Maybe,” that takes an investigative look at many of the unfair practices by the state courts against fathers. Through research, personal account and testimonies from men who have dealt with these situations, the documentary examines the crucial


Paternity Fraud: A National Epidemic

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When paternity fraud is committed, it isn’t just the non-biological father who suffers. Paternity fraud is an act that leaves a throng of victims in its wake – from the real biological father who has been denied the right to know and raise his child to the child itself who


Does A Stepdad Have A Shot At Gaining Child Custody?

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Question: I have raised my stepdaughter since she was 5 years old. I have supported her financially for the last 10 years as her biological father has been out of the picture her entire life. Unfortunately, my wife has started drinking heavily and I don’t think our marriage is salvageable.


DadsDivorce Live: A Father’s Fight To Stop His Child’s Adoption

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Christopher Emanuel faced every unmarried father’s worst fear when he nearly lost his daughter to the adoption system despite his wishes. Fortunately, Emanuel was able to regain custody because he registered with South Carolina’s putative-father registry. Thirty-three states have a putative-father registry, which enables a man to declare himself as


Divorce Dilemma: Choose Your Battles Wisely

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By Dad “X” Divorce is inherently combative. Unfortunately having attorneys writing letters back and forth is expensive and should be part of a consideration you show your ex should the question of you being combative comes up in court. With every outrageous breaking of a divorce decree or parenting plan,


Adoption System Nearly Robs Father Of Daughter


Recently, the Atlantic published a captivating story written by Syracuse University law professor Kevin Noble Maillard about the child custody case of Christopher Emanuel. The story exposes how the adoption system can potentially rob a caring and loving father of all his parental rights before he even knows what hit


Seeking Child Custody As An Unwed Father


Men often face an uphill battle in family courts because of antiquated gender stereotypes, but that hill is even steeper for unwed fathers seeking custody of their children. Over the last 50 years, the number of children born to unmarried parents has exploded. Since 1960, the share of births to