I read an interesting study performed by Custody Xchange about parenting time state-by-state. (See How much custody time does dad get in your state?) Bottom line, their study showed that nationally a father is likely to receive on average 35% of time with a child
Divorce lawyers in Dallas and Texas generally have commented recently on a growing trend toward a more even viewing of single dads winning primary custody. Fathers are more involved in their children’s lives and mothers have increasingly entered the workforce, making is more common for fathers to seek and gain primary care of their children. Although Texas law doesn’t provide for an equal split of time with parents, more judges are willing to consider a 50/50 arrangement in the right fact situations.
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The Fathers’ Rights movement is grounded in constitutional rights and imperatives. It has grown out of the very real changes in men’s traditional roles in Western society, and the current generation’s more egalitarian attitude towards shared parenting, which has resulted in gender neutral custody laws in virtually every state of the United States.
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I wanted to share with our readers a very special song I heard today by the Zac Brown Band called Highway 20 Ride about a father’s visitation with his son. Here’s the video and lyrics. Hope this is as meaningful to you and it was to me:
Highway 20 Ride:
I ride east every
But now, dads are fighting back, demanding custody where custody’s due. Their motivation is simple: “I wanted to have kids. I wanted to have the family,” says Oshman, who ended up getting joint custody of his three girls. To him, divorce “didn’t mean I should have to give up my family.”…
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Not long ago, men usually paid the child support and doled out the alimony. Moms (working or not) almost always got the kids in messy divorce wars. Years of changing diapers, wiping noses and kissing boo-boos gave them the edge. But now the tide is turning.
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