Who Is Responsible For Child Support?

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Question: I recently had a child with a married woman who claimed she was separated. Since she is still legally married to another man, my name is not on the birth certificate. Legally, am I responsible for child support since I am not the father in the eyes of the


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


Attitudes Toward Paternity Leave Evolving

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It didn’t receive much media coverage, but recently CNN and Turner Broadcasting settled an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charge with former CNN reporter Josh Levs, who claimed the company’s paid paternal leave policy discriminated against dads. The settlement, which followed a change to CNN’s paid care-giving leave program allows paid


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


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


Video: Cordell & Cordell News – July 17, 2015


Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell opened a new office in Independence, Ohio. The new office is Cordell &


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