Category Archives: Stay-at-Home Dads

In the past, it has been common for stay-at-home moms to be awarded child support and spousal support in a divorce. While this is still often the case, stay-at-home dads are becoming increasingly common. The Pew Research Center reports that … Continue reading

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While fathers have always played an important role in the upbringing and development of children, they have not always been treated as such by the courts. This was often due to the assignment of traditional gender roles. Further, it was … Continue reading

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According to Professor Karen Kramer of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in the 1970’s, less than ten American men identified as stay-at-home dads. Not less than ten percent. Less than ten men. In fact, according to Kramer’s research, the … Continue reading

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