Soon after, there was even more shocking rumors claiming that the child's real father is the man he calls his grandfather
Man, woman; gay, straight; blue-collar, white-collar.
When he passed away, guess who stood beside me at the funeral? My step-dad. He's been standing by me my whole life, cheering
"You didn't strike it rich here in Vegas, but you did hit the jackpot."
Paternity is a major problem area in family courts, whether you are talking about issues pertaining to fraud or biological fathers obstructed from having a relationship with their children. Unfortunately, there is little being done to fix these matters.
The overarching legal standard in situations involving children is "the best interest of the child." This standard invites a broad factual inquiry. Under this umbrella, couples in child custody contests present negative evidence concerning each others conduct.
I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.
The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave. The only one.
I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.
Nothing is more important than your children. If you are involved in a lawsuit involving your children, whether it be a divorce or paternity litigation, often the most difficult issues involve the future parenting arrangement.
It's simple, really. There's one thing that would help new dads become better fathers: Paternity Leave.
Under current law, unwed fathers face a long and difficult battle to gain even the most basic of parental rights.
Tyler Perry is no stranger to biological father issues. He has spoken candidly about the issues stemming from growing up with his abusive father, Emmitt. The horrendous emotional and physical abuse Perry suffered not only drew him to change his own name from Emmitt to Tyler, but had him on the brink of suicide at age 10. The only problem? Perry has just discovered that this man is not his biological father.
--Golden Globe award-winning actor, Idris Elba opens up about facing public humiliation stemming from paternity results. (GQ