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Introduction Chapter 1: Fatherhood Fathers' Rights Paternity Adoption Termination of Fathers' Rights Chapter 2: Interventions Dealing with Emotions Conflict Interventions What to Say to the Kids Chapter 3: In Case of Emergency Moving Out Sample Move Out Agreement Access to Children Domestic Violence Finances Legal Matters Dating Chapter 4: Fathers' Rights and the Legal System Origins of Our Legal System Limitations How Laws are Made Where to Find the Law Lawyers Judges Other Participants in Your Case Chapter 5: Custody Custody Law Legal Custody Physical Custody Custody Evaluations Chapter 6: Visitation Visitation Schedules Different Types of Visitation Visitation Disputes Sample Court-Ordered Visitation Schedule Visitation Rights Checklist Changing Visitation Third Party Visitation Chapter 7: Child Support Child Support Models Calculating Child Support Adjustments Deviations from Guidelines Education Expenses Nonguidelines Cases Modification Termination Avoiding Payment Child Support Agreements Bankruptcy and Taxes Chapter 8: Federal and Uniform Laws Child Support Health Insurance School Records Child Snatching Gay Dads Physically or Mentally Impaired Dads Military Dads Chapter 9: Filing a Lawsuit The Three Phases of a Lawsuit Threshold Legal Requirements Beginning the Lawsuit Notice Sample Summons from Montana Service of Process Pleadings Sample Caption and Title for Pleading Sample Verification Complaint Answer Sample Answer Pretrial Proceedings How Long Does it Take? Sample Trial Timeline How Much Does it Cost? Sample Trial Budget Chapter 10: Discovery & Pretrial Procedures Investigation Interrogatories Requests for Documents Requests for Admissions Stipulation Depositions Subpoenas Expert Witness Statement Limitations on Discovery Making the Other Side Respond Pretrial Preparation Chapter 11: Trial Before the Trial Behavior at Trial The Rules The Trial Plaintiff's Case Defendant's Case Closing Chapter 12: Testimony Your Testimony Your Direct Examination Cross-Examination of the Children's Mother Direct Examination of Your Expert Witness Chapter 13: Alternatives Working It Out Parenting Coordinator Mediation Parenting Plans Collaborative Law Negotiation through Attorneys Arbitration Conclusion Glossary Appendix A: Sample Discovery Documents Appendix B: Sample Parenting Plan Appendix C: Custody Presumptions Appendix D: Custody Factors Appendix E: Child Support Age of Termination & College Expenses Appendix F: Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act Appendix G: International Child Abduction Remedies Act Appendix H: The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction Appendix I: Child Abduction Resources Appendix J: Child Support Enforcement Agencies Index About the Author
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Parent and child (Law) -- United States -- Popular works.
Fathers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.