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Fathers' Rights

Given the high rate of divorced or unwed parents, many parents have begun to examine fathers' rights in child-rearing and family planning. Fathers' rights can include a father's right to parenting time with his children, the right to be consulted before adoption, and the right to time off from work to raise his child.

FindLaw's Fathers' Rights section has the information you need to understand a father's rights in relation to his children. In this section, you'll find in-depth articles on fathers' rights, covering topics such as parenting time and the consequences of parenting time interference, fathers' rights before birth and in family planning decisions, and the right to information regarding one's child. You can also learn about the fathers' rights movement, proposals for family law reform, and notable fathers' rights legal cases.

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