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Unmarried Fathers’ Rights [Infographic]

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Child custody is a big part of what we do here at Goldberg Jones. As divorce lawyers, custody plays a huge role in the process. Many of our clients are married, but a significant portion aren’t. This leads to a question we hear all the time: what parental rights do fathers have if they were never married?

The short answer is: Fathers have the same parental rights as mothers, married or not.

As usual with legal matters, it’s not always so simple. You have to check off a number of boxes and jump through various hoops.\

Related Reading: Establishing Paternity In Oregon

To that end, and to help demystify the process a bit, we created this new infographic to clarify things and let you know what you need to do in order to protect your rights as a father.

Check it out below:

unmarried fathers rights

If you need help with your family law case or would like to speak to a divorce attorney, don’t hesitate to contact Goldberg Jones. Our Portland office is here to help you.

Related Reading: Unmarried Parents’ Rights: What You Need to Know

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