Father’s Rights

It has been said that any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a “Daddy”. While every child deserves a “Daddy” the realities of life are that this just is not possible and a large part of every family lawyer´s business is fighting to assert or take away a Father´s Rights.

A father and a mother have equal parental rights until a Court says otherwise and the father has these rights the second the child is born. He does not have to go to Court to get rights. Just as a mother has parental rights by birth of a child, so does the father. In Texas fathers are allowed the same parental rights as mothers, while Fathers have the inherent right to spend time with their children, a father’s parental rights do not end there. He is also allowed to be a part of decisions affecting his child’s future, just as mothers. A father’s right to love, nurture and protect his child are fundamental and imperative for his child’s well-being. Stated another way:A Mother and a Father are equal in the eyes of the law and a Father has the SAME RIGHTS as the mother until a Court says otherwise.

In every case involving a child in Texas, the best interests of the child are always the primary concern of the Judge. Whether you are asserting rights by establishing paternity, trying to terminate a father´s rights, or you need to enforce your rights or visitation we have the experience and legal knowledge to provide the help and protection that you and your family deserve. Contact Reeves Law Firm today if you are being denied your rights, you are concerned about the custody of your child or you want to establish paternity.

Call or e-mail a skilled child custody lawyer who understands and fights for father’s rights. Why wait, contact Reeves Law Firm and talk with an attorney about your rights today by e-mail [email protected] or call 972.596.4000 to schedule an appointment in our McKinney, Texas or Plano, Texas offices.

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