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Problems With Paternity: Fraud To Securing Parental Rights

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 02.18.2016 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

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.

Are Biological Fathers Receiving Appropriate Due Process When Their Parental Rights Are Terminated?

Brad Reid | Posted 07.21.2016 | Parents
Brad Reid

When a child is born to unmarried biological parents or results from a married biological parent's affair, there may be a conflict between the biological parents concerning appropriate parenting for the child.

On Father's Day, Thinking of the Dad Who Raised Me -- and the Father Who Might Not Know I Exist

April Dinwoodie | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
April Dinwoodie

All that I do and all that I am is wrapped up in two men; one gave me life and the other raised me. I simply would not exist without one and can't imagine my life without the other.

Dear Family Whisperer: Which Father Do I Celebrate?

Melinda Blau | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Regardless of the past, the important issue is how you might better these relationships in the present. One father might be happy with a sincere, carefully conceived letter summing up what he means to you. Another might need to be part of a celebration or want to cook dinner for you.

Surprise! DNA Test Reveals Bio Dad Is the Clinic Tech

Today's Mama | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

If it were a movie you wouldn't believe it: One family in Salt Lake City is processing what happened after a DNA test revealed that their daughter's biological father isn't the man who raised her.

Why It Meant So Much To Hear My Adopted Son Call Me 'Dad'

Posted 01.23.2013 | Parents

This is the nineteenth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences, includ...

Steve Jobs Was an Arab American

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 12.05.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Steve Paul Jobs, as they named him, grew up without ever knowing his biological father.

Bio-Father Hysteria Versus Reality: A Child's True Best Interest

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robin Sax

The day after his third birthday celebration, with over 100 friends and family members, little Grayson Vaughn was ripped away from his family by court order. Grayson must not be forgotten in the cracks of a broken adoption and child protection judicial system.