Fathers Rights Child Custody

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

A list of fathers rights child custody questions posted by visitors to this site and their corresponding answers are found below. We have felt the need to categorize these questions because of the shear volume of custody and father's rights questions we have answered on our site since this very popular service was begun. 

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We make every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information we post to all our questions on custody rights for fathers in Florida. However, due to the ever-changing nature of the law, we cannot absolutely guarantee their accuracy.

We recommend you go ahead and review the following answers to  fathers rights and child custody Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on this page before you ask your own to see if your question has already been answered. 

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Unwed Father Stop Relocation 
I'm an unwed father paying child support. Can the mother of my children move to another state leaving me without any visitation while I'm paying child …

Father Wants Full Custody 
The mother is under baker act now, what papers do I file for the children to remain in the father's custody? The police report states that she has released …

Getting Custody Unmarried Father 
My girlfriend has moved out and has no place to live and left me with our daughter. How do I go about getting custody of our daughter? She left yesterday …

Fathers Rights With Mother in Jail 
My girlfriend has recently been sentenced to 17 months in Florida state prison for a fraud conviction. We are not married but have an 18 month old son …

Keeping Child From Troubled Mother 
I know the mother of my child is on drugs. She is getting evicted from her home and does not take care of him. He comes to stay with me most of the time. …

Statute of Limitations for Paternity 
About 6 years ago I heard through a friend that my high school girlfriend had my baby after we broke up. I contacted her and offered to take responsibility …

Father Wants Son Back 
Ex Girlfriend moved off the US Mainland with my son when I opened a DCF case on her. I want my baby back. Not every couple that fathers/mothers a child …

Parental Rights for Fathers 
My husband voluntary signed his rights over when he was 18. He was young, had no job and lived at home. We have always been in his daughter's life and …

Father Concerned For Child's Well Being 
I am a father of a 6 year old daughter, her mother and I were never married. I am currently married to someone else and have other children. We just got …

Temporary Custody For Father 
I am in the process of fighting for more time with the father than the mother. My son was staying with her at her sisters house. Now the mother is bouncing …

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Florida State Courts

Family Law Forms and Petitions.

Florida Statutes 61.13

Support of children; parenting and time-sharing; powers of court.

Florida Statutes 61.13001

Parental relocation with a child.

Florida Statutes 61.21

Parenting course authorized; fees; required attendance authorized; contempt.

Florida Statutes 751.01

Temporary custody of minor children - Purpose of act.