Fathers' Rights Attorney in Jacksonville
Protecting the Rights of Our Clients
As a professional and dedicated Jacksonville divorce lawyer, Attorney Jason
Porter can fight to protect the rights of a father when it comes to the
following terms of a divorce:
If you believe your rights have been violated, contact a knowledgeable
attorney for advice. If the mother is the custodial parent and the father
has visitation rights, it may be a violation of a court order for the
mother to prevent the father's visitation. Any
modification that is needed in support or custody arrangements must be worked out by
the parents or determined by the court.
What Are My Rights As a Father?
Fathers have the same rights as mothers in
divorce cases. Under Florida law, child support is the legal responsibility of
both parents, and cannot be declined by either parent. The amount of child
support that is paid is determined by various factors, including the child's
financial needs as well as which parent has primary custody.
It is preferable for parents to work out their own custody and support
arrangements. When disagreements can't be resolved, the court then
decides the issues. Whenever possible, both parents are expected to be
equally involved (shared parenting) in the child's rearing. This includes
making decisions about the child's upbringing, activities and education.
Upholding Your Paternal Rights
paternity establishes a father's legal rights regarding his child. Once a father
is legally acknowledged as the biological parent of a child, he has rights
to his child that must be upheld. The court will consider both a father's
and a mother's relationship with their child, their work schedules
and other circumstances before making a final decision on custody and
The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A is an experienced Jacksonville
family law and divorce firm that can protect your rights as a father in cases involving
child support, child custody, visitation and paternity. We can provide
competent legal counsel and help ensure your interests are protected.
Don't wait to
contact our firm today to get the professional legal help you need from our Jacksonville
fathers' rights lawyers!