Forced Fatherhood

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Georgia’s Putative Father Registry and Father’s Rights

Georgia’s Putative Father Registry and Father’s Rights

In Georgia, the putative father registry is a statewide listing containing information about men who may be the biological father of a child. The registry includes men who have registered themselves as potential biological parents (but not “legal” fathers) as well as fathers who have signed acknowledgment forms for children born out of wedlock. Under […]

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Birth Delivery Expenses: Finding out You’re a Father

Children are a blessing, but sometimes they can come as a surprise. Some fathers don’t find out until much later that they are a parent and by then, they may also find out that they are liable to pay costs, sometimes even retroactively (effective from a time in the past) to support this newly discovered […]

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Details about Father’s Rights in the State of Georgia

Recently, our attorneys have represented an increasing number of fathers who want to be more involved in their children’s lives. Although most people refer to this as “Fathers’ Rights“ it is referred to as a Legitimation case in legal circles.  Fathers’ Rights can be harder to enforce, because the mother’s biological connection to the child […]

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What are my Rights as a Father after Divorce?

Many fathers are uninformed regarding child custody or visitation after divorce. One common myth is that the mother’s requests are given priority in determining custody, and that the father must comply. Don’t miss out on being a part of your child’s life. A divorced father has the same rights as the ex-wife, unless stated otherwise […]

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