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Married (or married at the time of birth) fathers have equal rights to custody as mothers in AZ. There are no (active) laws establishing that a mother is to be given more rights to a child in a custody arrangement than a father. This is a little different for unmarried fathers because paternity is not assumed, it must be established. Married fathers are ...


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The right of the father is basically to have parental decision making and parenting time adjudicated in the form of a custody order and child support order the context of a judicial proceeding, and to have the orders entered in the judicial proceeding, typically, in the case of a married couple in the form of a legal separation or divorce proceeding. Both ...


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Generally, the courts don't care about who is genetically related to who, but establishing paternity is a special case. The specifics are governed by state law, here is what Washington does. Under the Uniform Parentage Act, when there is a legal dispute as to parentage ("is X a parent of Y?") and X either volunteers for genetic testing, or is ...


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Giving advice on business or personal matters isn't legal advice. In this specific example it sounds like they have counsel in state already, the relative is not representing them as their attorney. Giving legal advice often isn't unlicensed practice of law. It could be though. If the lawyer was representing a client in court, taking them on as a client, ...


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Summary: Yes, you would have an actionable claim against him if you were the photographer of all three photos. This is because you would be the copyright owner. Otherwise, it's extremely fact-specific as to whether such actions are unlawful and liable to a claim for damages, etc. He has no automatic right to use the photographs if he is not the photographer. ...


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Yes. Private DNA testing is generally available and lawful throughout the United States. New York has unique laws surrounding the conditions under which testing may be performed, though. There are several hoops to jump through if you do this in New York -- using a licensed testing agency, obtaining approval from an agent, etc. Getting an order from a court ...


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