It’s no secret that fathers have historically been handed the shorter straw in issues related to child custody, child support and visitation. Due to social expectations and biases, fathers’ rights are often violated in a divorce. California State and federal laws dictate, however, that both parents have equal rights over the children until a court-appointed judge declares otherwise.
Our experienced family law attorneys can help protect your legal rights as a dad and ensure you are treated justly in court when dealing with parenting issues that affect your children.
Just as the mother has the right to be involved with her children’s lives, so does the father. Our attorneys understand that the equal opportunities given to the father cannot be denied, and must be defended. If your rights as a father have been violated, you may be denied any say in important decisions involving your child, including:
No matter the other details of your divorce, you need to do all you can to ensure you play an active role in the lives of the children you adore. With our help, we can challenge the claims of your divorcing spouse and establish your rights as a father.