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Non-Custodial Dads

For fathers who either don't have custody of their children or who have a joint custody arrangement, there are many issues to balance. Issues surrounding child support, visitation rights, joint custody and child safety are being defined daily in the courts. Check here for resources for fathers in knowing and understanding their legal rights and how to best meet the needs of their children.
  1. Child Support (15)
  2. Custody (15)
  3. Support Groups (1)
  4. Visitation Rights (2)
  5. Paternity Issues (11)
  6. Legal Help for Fathers (26)
  7. Fathers' Rights (19)

Statistics on Fatherless Children in America
The epidemic of fatherlessness in the United States has had serious consequences for children. Statistics from recent research bears out the need for fathers to return home.

Statistics on Children of Divorce in America
Divorce impacts children in many ways. These statistics about children of divorce in America are troubling; fathers have a lot of work to do to protect their children from divorce by keeping marriages strong, or by trying to improve their children's chances for success by parenting in a responsible way.

Coping with a New Stepfather in Your Kids' Life
When your kids' mom remarries, it can be pretty disconcerting to a father. Many dads feel competitive with the stepfather, or may wonder about his children's loyalty and love. What should a dad do when there is a new stepfather in his children's life?

Keep Close To Home After a Divorce
A recent study published in the Journal of Family Psychology documents the need that children have for access to both parents after a divorce. The evidence is clear and convincing: keeping both parents close by is critical for children to survive a family breakup.

Making the Most of Visitation
Divorced dads who have visitation rights often are concerned about the lack of time they have with their kids. This article by Kirk Bloir, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent with the Ohio State Extension Service offers solid recommendations for dads to maximize the value of their visitation time.

The Effects of Divorce on Children and How to Cope
Children are the innocent victims of parents who divorce. Recognize why children whose parents divorce are at risk emotionally, learn and watch for the danger signs, and find ways to help them and you cope with the impacts of divorce.

What You Need to Know About Child Support
Many fathers have lots of questions about child support: how it works, how it is calculated, and what happens if you fall behind or want to change the arrangements. This article reprinted from the 'Lectric Law Library offers answers to the most common questions about child support.

Dating for Divorced Dads
So, it has been a while since the divorce and you are anxious for some female companionship. Dating is more difficult after a divorce than when you were single the last time. How should a divorced dad go about finding and dating women? And what do you say to the kids and when?

Keys for Success as a Divorced Dad
Being a successful divorced dad--that is maintaining a good relationship with the children despite being divorced from their mother--is an extra burden for dads to bear. What can you do to have a greater probability of success in this situation?

Throwaway Dads
A review of Throwaway Dads: The Myths and Barriers that Keep Men From Being the Fathers They Want to Be by Ross Parke and Armin A. Brott

Judge Samuel Alito and Fathers’ Rights
What would the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the US Supreme Court mean to fathers and fathers’ rights? Read what Judge Alito has written and what others say about him that may have implications for dads in the United States

Important Child Support Information for Fathers
Fathers often struggle with issues of child support, including what to pay, when to pay, how to change child support amounts and what to do if they get behind in their child support payments. Find resources here to help dads find answers and handle the intricacies of child support.

Live Away Dads
A review of the book Live Away Dads: Staying a Part of Your Children's Lives when They Aren't a Part of Your Home

Generation Ex - A Book Review
A review of the book Generation Ex - How to Be a Happy, Healthy and Positive Ex-Husband and Father by David Zamora. This book will be helpful to any divorced father whop wants to find peace, healing and good humor after a divorce.

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