Helpful tips for fathers after Father’s Day

By |2022-03-31T20:15:37+00:0023 Jun 2015|Categories: Child Custody|

Helpful tips for fathers after Father’s Day

For those fathers who were not able to spend time with their children on Father’s Day, we understand that it could be a frustrating experience. After all, this is the one day out of each year where fathers are supposed to be honored for their contributions to the home and to their children.

Nevertheless, there are situations where a custodial parent (commonly the mother) will not allow such time. For fathers facing this situation, there are several things that can be done. This post will highlight a few critical points.

Know your order and demand compliance – For those fathers with court ordered parenting time, you should know what it allows and be prepared to ask the court to intervene if the order is not being followed. After all, the court expects both parents to follow its order.

Get a court order – If you don’t have a court order, it is imperative that you start the process that will lead to you being granted court ordered parenting time. It is also important because a single mother who gives birth to a child out of wedlock has sole legal and sole physical custody of a

Don’t give up – The process of obtaining custody and parenting time, whatever degree it is, can be a long, drawn out battle that must be waged. These battles take a great investment of time, money and energy. Because of this, many fathers give up.  Keep in mind that some unscrupulous parents depend on you giving up, because they hate you for different reasons, and will stop at nothing to sabotage your relationship with the child.

If you have additional questions about parenting rights, an experienced attorney can help.

About the Author:

Dorie Anne Rogers - The Law Offices of Dorie A. Rogers, APC
Dorie A. Rogers, a Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California, has been an attorney since 1981 with an exclusive family law practice located in Orange County. She is accepting dissolution cases with support and property issues including the use of forensics to ascertain business value, community interests and to establish monthly case flow analysis. Ms. Rogers has substantial experience in high conflict custody litigation involving sophisticated psychological issues. She drafts premarital and postmarital agreement designed to define and establish parties' separate and community property interests. Paternity cases and domestic violence matters are considered part of her practice. Ms. Rogers is a court-approved and court-appointed to represent minor children.Ms. Rogers consults with individuals concerned about entering or exiting a relationship. She advises effective strategies for dissolution or premarital planning. Knowledge is power and good planning affords better results.Specialties: Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California
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