Portland Lawyers Representing Fathers' Rights
Advocating Fathers' Rights in Our Oregon Community
It is natural for a father to want to protect and spend time with his children. In unmarried relationships or during divorce and custody battles, many fathers are understandably worried about maintaining the most important relationships of their lives. Sometimes a dad will go through that stress all over again when parenting time or child custody orders; must be legally enforced or changed. Our team at Pacific Cascade Family Law believes in the importance of advocating for fathers' rights. There is no substitute for clear and accurate legal guidance from an experienced lawyer.
Call us at (503) 573-5566 to make an appointment for a consultation with a Portland family law attorney today.
Child Custody & Parenting Time for Fathers
Many people mistakenly believe that losing custody is the same as losing all parental rights. This is simply not true.
There are three aspects to every custody decision:
- Legal custody - The parent who is granted legal custody is responsible for providing a primary residence and making decisions about school, religion and major medical issues.
- Parenting plan - This establishes the time a noncustodial parent is allowed to spend with his or her children and is an enforceable court order. The custodial parent does not have the legal right to change the parenting time agreement without court approval.
- Paternity - Legally recognized proof of parentage
Protecting Fathers' Rights in Oregon
There are times when it is vital that you stand your ground and fight for your rights, and there are times when it is equally important to negotiate a reasonable resolution. Our Portland fathers' rights attorney is here to help you understand your options and choose the most effective and efficient method for reaching your goals.
Often, the best agreements are arranged between the parties involved. This is why the state will require mediation in most child custody cases. Judges are legally required to make decisions that are in the best interests of the children; they are not required to consider what makes the most sense for you.
If an agreement cannot be reached, we are here to make sure your rights are respected and enforced in the most effective and efficient manner possible. If you have been denied visitation by the custodial parent, we can put enforcement procedures into motion. Whenever necessary, our family lawyers are prepared to protect your rights in a court of law.
Contact Our Portland Custody Rights Attorney Today
Pacific Cascade Family Law represents clients throughout the Portland Metro Area. We're proud of our reputation for outstanding advocacy, fighting for fathers' rights.
Call our Portland fathers' rights lawyer at (503) 573-5566 for a consultation, or use our online form.
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