Courts historically have awarded custody to mothers under normal circumstances; however, courts today more frequently award custody to fathers. Fathers, generally, have the same rights to their child as the mother. These include claiming paternity, objecting to third party adoptions, having a voice in making decisions, and maintaining a relationship with the child.
To get the best result in conflicts regarding a father's rights, obtaining the services of a South Bend attorney practicing father's rights law is imperative. In determining the rights of a father, such as for custody, courts use the standard of who will serve the child’s best interests.
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