Fathers Rights

Fathers Rights and Dead Beat Dads

There are good fathers out there that have gone through a divorce who are willing to pay their child support payments on time and are being victimize by mothers who deny them their visitations.

Good fathers who understand and take responsibilities for their obligations should be reward, not punished. The system generally (in most cases) favor the mother and treat the father like a dead beat dad.

There have been many stories where the father pays his child support and the mother refuses to allow him to see his children. Some of these fathers try to contact the Attorney General’s office but are unable to receive any help because they do not deal with visitation enforcement.

There are those fathers that are labeled as Dead Beat Dads whom will not work for the sole purpose of avoiding child support payments. Some will work under the table, get a job and keep it for about 6 months then quit before the Attorney General’s Office finds the locations of their employment.

These fathers should be punished because they make all fathers look bad , and in the long run, will lower the rights to visitations, modifications, and the right to be called a good father.

When two people divorce and there are children involved, two things generally happen. Either one of the parents will gain custody of the children and the other will pay child support, in most cases.

Depending on the circumstances, the courts generally (not all the time) favor the mother and grant her custody, leaving the father to pay child support if ordered by the courts.

There should be fathers rights when it comes child support that will ensure and encourage visitations for those fathers who pay child support. Also, there should be an easier way to allow for modifications in child support payments, based on the most current income and not what was made 5 years ago.

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  • When child support is awarded to the custodial parent (in this case the mother) for the support and care of her child/children, the father has every right to visitations.
  • When dads pay child support and are not allowed visitation, their fathers rights have been stripped away from them.
  • Child Support Contradicts The Constitution 
  • Non-Custodial Dad


There's a lot of information about there on how women can deal with various situations relating to child custody and child support – but what about a father's rights?

A situation can arise where a father does everything right, but is refused access to the child by the mother.

In the past, fathers often didn't know where to turn when their rights were being abused, but now organizations exist to help fathers understand and exert their rights.

Visitation and Custody Rights

If you're a father and you find yourself in a situation where the custodial mother of your child is using custody or visitation as a weapon against you, there are actions you can take.

If you're up to date on your child support payments, you are completely entitled to assert any custody or visitation rights you have been given by the most up-to-date court order relating to the custody of your child.


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Violation of Rights

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