As a single unmarried dad, you may feel that your parental rights are not necessarily always recognized or valued within society today. That's a fairly typical attitude for single fathers, especially those who try to take an active part in raising their children. It often seems like the stakes are set against you.
When parents divorce or separate, it is often the youngest members of the family who suffer the most. In order to alleviate unnecessary suffering and emotional trauma, some Georgia parents choose to share parenting responsibilities through joint custody or a co-parenting plan.
It is not uncommon for marriages to end because one spouse has a chemical dependency. Addiction puts a financial strain on a family, erodes trust and may be the source of physical abuse or neglect. Whether your spouse is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may have grave concerns about his or her ability to share custody of your child.
The holidays are fast approaching. Many are removing pumpkins from the front porch and beginning to hang garlands and lights for upcoming holiday celebrations. These holidays celebrate a variety of occasions, but the overarching theme is family. Spending time with loved ones and taking a moment to gather together.