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Staten Island Father's Rights

Fathers involved with proceedings in the Staten Island Family Court System relating to Family Law issues—more specifically Child Support, Divorce, and Child Custody—have often felt as though they were met with unfair treatment. For years almost every Staten Island Family Lawyer and Staten Island Divorce Attorney in our office have told Moms and dads in New York they have the same claim to the custody of a child by law. Regardless, Staten Island Fathers Rights Lawyers have found that the courts tend to show preference to mothers concerning custody—and the fathers are given the responsibility of child support. Our attorneys at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC realize the perception of bias towards mothers, therefore we have experience in defending the rights of fathers / dads. Your first meeting with our Lawyers is complimentary.

Across the United States, legislation exists requiring that parents share custody of children. The State of New York doesn't possess such requirements. For instance, joint custody of kids only occurs when mom and dad agree. Regrettably, few parents can reach this arrangement in the middle of a divorce proceeding. You will require one of our Staten Island Fathers Rights Lawyer if you are in a case involving child support, custody, or visitation because courts have been perceived as having favor for mothers. It is your right as the father of your children to spend time and actively be involved in their lives, and we will help you fight to preserve that right.

Our Staten Island Family attorneys are experienced in contending for dads/fathers in such cases as the financial support, custodianship, and the visiting of children. Our Divorce Attorneys are aware of the diligence required to protect your family, yet even more specifically, your children, in these situations. No doubt there is a special bond existing between a mom and her offspring, but dad's relationship with that child is every bit as important. For this reason, separations, child custody arrangements, visitation arrangements, or divorces cannot be allowed to hinder these relationships. A majority of people would agree that both dad and mom should uphold a large presence in the life of their children and at times grandparents as well. It is our job to see that fathers rights are defended as well as mothers rights.

Please call Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC at 800.696.9529, to connect with a Staten Island Fathers Rights Lawyer today. We will meet with you at no charge the first time. We are sure to have a location near you, throughout NYC and Long Island including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Nassau County, Queens, and Westchester County.

Client Reviews
My ex-husband hadn't paid child support or the mortgage on the house as he was supposed to. Stephen Bilkis and his team of lawyers were amazing. They stopped the foreclosure on the house, Got a judgment against him and most importantly kept me and my children in the house. Can't say enough good things about him in the firm their compassion hard work and dedication were exceptional. I.G.