Equal Rights for Fathers Regarding Child Visitation
What are child support arrears? Also referred to as child support arrearages, these are the past due amounts of support that accumulate if a Father cannot pay his support in a timely manner. In some cases, Fathers are prosecuted for contempt of court and the result is punishable by what is called remedial contempt. However, the most important and explosive issue in most cases is based upon child visitation, custody and support.
Let us examine each of these decisions carefully.
Although both parents are responsible for the upbringing of their children; in the US, Mothers are given primary care and custody with Fathers being made 2nd class parents; becoming mere wallets with legs. The Child visitation that Fathers are given in the prejudicial family court system doesn’t allow them to become an active parent. Most Fathers are reduced to mere visitors. Children can, at times, believe that their Fathers don’t care anymore when, in fact, it is the court system that severely reduces their time. In an ideal situation child visitation should be discussed between the parents in detail prior to going to court; explaining the situation to the children in …