As attorneys practicing exclusively in the field of family law, we understand the uphill battle fathers face during divorce proceedings. Keeping parental rights intact as a father is critically important to protect yourself and your children for the future. By standing up for what is right in the first place, you can avoid potential heartache related to losing your rights as a father.
Expressing Fathers’ Rights in Georgia
Georgia state laws indicate that both parents receive ample amounts of time and ongoing contact with their children after divorce. However, the reality is that fathers often have difficulty in taking advantage of this right. As a single or divorced father, it is a fight to receive equal time with children, especially with younger children. Regardless of the father’s involvement in a child’s life prior to divorce, continual contact after separation is seen as a privilege that must be fought for.
The term “fathers’ rights” sometimes automatically provokes an aggressive response. It is important to know that defending your parental rights as a dad does not mean the legal process itself will be combative. Each family law case is unique, and the nature of the case will depend on each party’s individual involvement and personality.
When it comes to representing fathers, we are experienced in protecting parental rights, as well as many related family law matters, including: