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Child Custody Proceedings for Unwed Fathers Part 3

Welcome back. In our last blog post, we began talking about child custody proceedings for unwed fathers. This situation can seem complicated, but with help from an child custody lawyer in Raleigh NC, you should be able to file for child custody or visitation and follow the proceedings without any problems.  Below, you’ll find more steps in the overall process, starting where we left off, last blog post.

Child Custody Case | Child Custody Lawyer in Raleigh NC

Does your child’s mother have negative parenting skills? If so, talk with your attorney about this. Parents who neglect their children in any way should be reported to child protection agencies. A few neglect characteristics include:

  • Drug Use
  • Criminal History
  • New Husband or Boyfriend With a Criminal Background.
  • These situations might turn a child visitation case into a case that may award you custody.

If the child’s mother has a stable parenting history you may need to request visitation instead of custody. A back-up plan for this situation can be created with your child custody lawyer in Raleigh NC.
Many times, parents are able to exchange visitation during mutually agreed upon times. These orders should be followed at all times. Failure to follow the written requirements of the agreement might lead to forfeiture of visits. These visits are hard to obtain and take a great deal of time to iron out. It’s best to follow them to avoid scenarios where visitation could be jeopardized.
To take a look back at other blogs in this series, click on the links below:

If you need more information on any of the topics above or are considering a divorce, and need help with child custody or child support, contact our Raleigh child custody lawyer. We will set up a consultation with you to talk more about your options.

Eldreth Law Firm | Child Custody Lawyer in Raleigh NC

Our child custody lawyer is here to help you during this difficult time of deciding what's best for your children. Contact us anytime to schedule a meeting.
As always, feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about estate planning. Also contact our estate planning attorney in Raleigh NC to schedule a consultation if you have yet to start estate planning. It’s never too early to make plans for your wishes upon death. In addition, our lawyer is here to help you with all your legal matters, whether it be estate planning, trademarking, copyrighting, or DWI issues.

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