As unmarried parents, you face many unique legal, financial, and child-rearing challenges that married couples do not. How do I explain this situation to my child? Can I leave the paternity or maternity section blank on a birth certificate? How much do I need to tell my child's teacher? Award-winning author and attorney Brette McWhorter Sember provides real-life scenarios and resources to help guide you through the myriad issues that face unmarried singles and couples today. This first-of-its-kind parenting manual covers these and other important topics, including: Custody concerns; Paternity issues; Adoption laws; Children's rights; and more. Unmarried with Children has answers to all your questions that have gone unanswered-until now.More and more couples have children without being married (although some eventually choose to marry later); there is a dramatic ... to become solo parents without a partner; and there are also many gay/lesbian couples choosing to become parents. ... trend that exists on every social level, even the Hollywood elite: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Goldie Hawn and Kurt russell, ... Marriage, sexual preference, or living arrangements does not affect anyonea#39;s ability to be a good parent.
|Title||:||Unmarried with Children|
|Author||:||Brette McWhorter Sember|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2008-07-01|