father r 10.01.14

We get this question a lot. The idea that fathers have rights that are different from those of mothers is a misunderstanding that has been created by the way some family law attorneys advertise. These lawyers try to get clients by suggesting they specialize in “father’s rights,” which makes fathers think they need to hire


If you read my blog, you know that I am not a believer in “father’s rights” type marketing strategies.  It’s the stuff of snake oil salesmen in my opinion.  If you care about your clients then you do whatever you can for them.

I do think some laws are unfair though. The biggest violator has

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The term “joint custody” is often misunderstood to mean a 50-50 split in parenting time. However, “custody” doesn’t mean physical custody when used in this way. Instead, it’s referring to your ability to make parenting decisions when it comes to your child. Joint custody means that you and the other parent have equal decision-making power