Sunday, August 2, 2015
          

'Project Fatherhood': In A Struggling Neighborhood, Dads Are Helping Dads

Posted in Fatherhood

Scpr.org 7/20/2015

"... "Young men are hungry to learn how to be fathers, because they didn't grow up with fathers," he says. "So they figure 'I didn't grow up with a father, I don't know what to do.'" Some don't do anything, for fear of doing the wrong thing. Now, says Big Mike, they have a place to learn those things: "you come here, you know what to do." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/06/21/52577/project-fatherhood-in-a-struggling-neighborhood-da/ 

Volunteers Needed To Clean Up Donated House For Homeless Dads

Posted in Fatherhood

Myfoxal.com 7/20/2015

"... The Firehouse Shelter in Birmingham has accepted a donated, vacant home that three homeless dads will soon move into. The house is important because it would allow fathers with legal visitation rights to keep their children for overnight visits. That’s something they cannot do while staying at the shelter. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.myfoxal.com/story/29523209/volunteers-needed-to-clean-up-donated-house-for-homeless-dads 

Mountain Law: Introduction To The Colorado Child Support Guidelines

Posted in Child Support

Summitdaily.com 7/20/2015

"... Under Colorado law, a child has a legal right to support from both parents until the child is emancipated. This right has long been recognized by courts and is now codified in various statutes. Regardless of the statute at issue, the same guidelines are used to determine the appropriate amount of support. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.summitdaily.com/news/17264059-113/mountain-law-introduction-to-the-colorado-child-support 

California Law Limits Paternity’s Influence On Adoption Proceedings

Posted in Paternity

Chronicleofsocialchange.org 7/20/2015

"... A judge ruled that Garrett W.’s offer to declare paternity of the child gave him the right to veto the adoption. After the decision, Baby Boy W. was removed from the adoptive parents with whom he was placed, according to a summary of the case. ..."

Read the entire article: https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/news/california-law-limits-paternitys-influence-on-adoption-proceedings/10785 

Upgrade Of AG's Child Support System Facing Problems

Posted in Child Support

Texastribune.org 7/20/2015

"... Paxton’s office is in the midst of discussions with its lead contractor over a six-year-old project to upgrade the technology for the state’s antiquated child support enforcement system. The AG’s office hopes to restructure the project, which is years behind schedule and has seen its price tag grow by more than $70 million. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.texastribune.org/2015/07/16/upgrade-child-support-system-plagued-problems/ 

Sherri Shepherd Opens Up About Her Divorce And Custody Battle Over Baby Born Via Surrogate

Posted in Entertainment News

Closerweekly.com 7/16/2015

"... Just more than a year after filing for divorce from her estranged husband, Sherri Shepherd is opening up about how she's coping since the breakup — and revealed maintaining a positive attitude has helped her get through this tough time. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.closerweekly.com/posts/sherri-shepherd-opens-up-about-her-divorce-and-custody-battle-over-baby-born-via-surrogate-exclusive-61523 

Junk Food Growing On Trees? Yes, But This Famous Actor Is Using That To Highlight An Important Issue

Posted in Entertainment News

Aplus.com 7/16/2015

"... As silly as the video might be, it's telling of the state of school lunches today. (I mean, when pizza can be considered a vegetable serving, you know something's up.) The video, co-sponsored by the American Heart Association, aims at encouraging the public to pressure lawmakers to renew strong nutrition standards for school lunches. ..."

Read the entire article: http://aplus.com/a/nick-offerman-pizza-farm-?so=E4rK9gU9knuR7uCH6HbyYH&ref=ns