If you are going through a divorce, it's important to know fact from myth. As a father, you should know what your rights are to get the most significant amount of custodial or visitation time with your child/children. 1. Myth or Fact about fathers' rights in divorce: Fathers must move out of the family residence when a divorce is filed. MYTH. There is no set rule of law about this. Generally speaking, possession of the family residence during the pendency of a divorce case is based on practical matters, such as which parent can best afford to stay there and where the children will be primarily living. Sometimes the children "get" the house and the parents move in and out on some arranged schedule.
Mothers have many concerns and fears about what is going to happen to their children during and after divorce. Here are the top five concerns we hear most often at our family law firm when divorce and children play a major role.