According to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, less than half of U.S. kids younger than 18 live in a “traditional family” household. Today, 15 percent of children are living with two parents who are in a remarriage. According to data from the 2013 Current Population Survey, six percent …CONTINUE READING
In Loco Parentis
What Visitation Rights Do Grandparents Have?
Question: What factors determine if a divorced parent is allowed to have their child spend time with grandparents, relatives, friends, etc.?CONTINUE READING
Non-Biological Father Listed On The Birth Certificate
Question: During our marriage I knowingly signed the birth certificate of my wife’s child even though I knew I was not the biological father. If we get divorced, do I still have parental rights since I signed the birth certificate and he was born during our marriage even though he …CONTINUE READING
Schools, Daycares and Custody Orders
Once a custody order of any sort is in place, I always advise my clients to bring a copy of the custody order to their child’s school and/or daycare provider. Schools and daycare providers stand in loco parentis to children when they are not in their parent’s custody. It’s highly …CONTINUE READING