If your child was born during your marriage or registered partnership, you will usually keep joint parental responsibility after divorce. The court will decide which parent gets responsibility. If you have more than one child, the court will decide on responsibility for each child separately.
What divorce does to a child?
Behavior Problems Children from divorced families may experience more externalizing problems, such as conduct disorders, delinquency, and impulsive behavior than kids from two-parent families. 7 In addition to increased behavior problems, children may also experience more conflict with peers after a divorce.
Do fathers have any rights?
Fathers rights can include a fathers right to parenting time with his children, the right to be consulted before adoption, and the right to time off from work to raise his child. You can also learn about the fathers rights movement, proposals for family law reform, and notable fathers rights legal cases.