Stepfathers’ Rights in Seattle

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Being a father is an investment of love, time, and financial resources. However you acquired the noble title of “Dad” —you earn it every day. You are there for your children day in and day out — and the idea of not being part of their daily life is a scary thought. Unfortunately for one group of dads facing divorce, their rights as fathers are questioned.

Stepfathers often spend decades providing love, support, guidance, and financial resource to their children. When divorce enters the picture, it can feel like those years of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice have disappeared.

Rest assured, as complicated as your situation may seem, you do have custody options. We have put together a chart to help you get a snap-shot assessment of what de facto parentage is and how it might relate to your custody situation as a stepfather. But remember, every situation is unique and the only way to get accurate answers to your distinctive circumstances is to talk to an attorney.

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