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The Indiana Law Blog: Ind. Decisions - "Indiana couple fights to ...

Eventually, the latter court determined his paternity and named him the legal parent. The Lucas County Probate Court then halted the adoption, a decision that a divided Ohio Supreme Court upheld in an order issued this summer. But Vorhees said that throughout the case, the courts have ignored Ohio law and long established state adoption procedures. The recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling – which Vorhees has asked the justices to reconsider – has created “anarchy” in the adoption community, he said. * * * The Vaughns tried to fight the case in Indiana, where the couple has also filed to [more...]

Date: 2010-09-24 14:45:02

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Hamilton County Law Library: Ohio Supreme Court adoption rulings ...

The Columbus Dispatch also carried a story yesterday about two recent Ohio Supreme Court rulings in favor of birth fathers that some observers say are putting putative-father laws on shaky ground. (See In re Adoption of G.V. and In re Adoption of P.A.C.) "I don't think it's hit people yet just how pervasive this might be," Susan Eisenman, an Upper Arlington adoption lawyer was quoted as saying. "If the guy doesn't want the adoption to go forward, all he has to do is file a paternity suit. Even if he's done nothing for the child, he can stop it." Others, however, praise the decisions as a fair [more...]

Date: 2010-08-09 17:28:00


NY Times talks "Baby Daddy" bill

The law that (Carnell) Smith helped to pass in Georgia, like a similar one in Ohio, sets no time limit on using DNA to challenge paternity. The premise is that a man shouldn’t be punished for entering a paternal relationship that he would have avoided had he known the truth. It is, Smith says, a correction to a double standard that allows mothers and caseworkers to use DNA to prove paternity but prohibits men from using that same evidence to escape its obligations. But child-welfare experts counter that a child shouldn’t be punished by losing the only father she has ever known — or the [more...]

Date: 2009-11-22 21:34:00


New York Reforms Law on Establishing Paternity for Inheritance ...

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Date: 2010-04-30 17:36:00


The Indiana Law Blog: Ind. Decisions - Still more on: "Indiana ...

Mr. Wyrembek registered with Ohio's Putative Father Registry and filed a petition in juvenile court to establish paternity and obtain custody of the child. Still, nearly three years have elapsed while he battled in court with his son's adoptive parents, Jason and Christy Vaughn of Sellersburg, Ind.Here is the Ohio Supreme Court's 5-page denial of the motion for [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 18:14:51


HealthSmart Introducing New Integrated Suite of Healthcare …

DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the worlds largest private paternity testing company, is offering free DNA testing to families that cannot afford the regular fees. Twenty Tri-State families who visit the DDC Fairfield facility on June 10 and 11 can qualify for the testing by discussing their situation with a paternity counselor. DDCs fees are the lowest available, but there are still families that struggle to find the means to afford a quality DNA test,” said Jerry Watkins, Services Manager. This is a special event to help families find the truth in time for Fathers Day.” A special hotline [more...]

Date: 2010-06-12 21:04:16


NBA LeBron James Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Paternity Claims

Stovell is asking for unspecified millions of dollars in damages, and says he has been trying for three years to est@blish paternity, which he hopes would lead to financial and commercial opportunities. He is a solo legal practitioner in the District of Columbia, and filed the lawsuit on his own behalf. He alleges a DNA test that showed he was not James' father was falsified. James' attorneys, Frederick Nance and John Burlingame, dismissed those suggestions in often mocking tones aimed at the plaintiff. "Stovell's claims for millions of dollars from his p***tive son and Gloria James are [more...]

Date: 2010-08-31 17:20:26


Florida Wrongful Death Statutes | Lawyer Product Liability

He will remain as the legal father until the biological father claims for paternity of the child. The court then decides about whether or not to establish paternity of the biological father depending on the best interests of the child. When a person looses life due to the negligence of others, the death is termed as wrongful death. Wrongful death can be due to accidents, medical malpractice, use of harmful products etc. Wrongful death claim requires that the victim has a survivor recognized by the statute of Florida and also a proof that the death was due to the negligence of others. The [more...]

Date: 2010-09-30 03:35:29


Maternity Leave Not Mandatory in Ohio | Ohio Employment Law ...

The Ohio Supreme Court recently overruled the decisions of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and a state appellate court concerning whether reasonable maternity leave is mandatory. The high court said that the state's fair employment law does not include a mandatory maternity leave requirement. Pataskala Oaks Care Center requires employees to work for a full year before becoming eligible for any type of leave. A pregnant worker who had been on the job for about eight months asked for leave related to her pregnancy. She gave her employer a statement from her doctor in support of her request. [more...]

Date: 2010-09-16 18:27:30


How do you think that this case will most likely work out?

He has not been allowed any contact with his daughter since birth and isn't even on the birth certificate (thats why he has to establish paternity) The mother's case consists of 1. He walked away. 2. He never wanted her [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 18:27:12


Poverty Increases Women's Vulnerability to Abuse

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Date: 2010-09-30 18:00:00


Ohio Child Custody

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Date: 2008-09-25 15:01:37


Paternity Faq | I am pregnant!

Establishing paternity means that you are establishing the law pertaining to the youngsters papa. To acknowledge the child's paternity, the two mothers and. ... Laws need fathers to give economic assist to their kids after paternity is determined. In a few states, there is a time limit for establishing paternity. In Ohio, as an example, paternity maybe established until the age of 23. If their youngster is no longer below 18 years of age, then economic help is no longer [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 13:51:11


Ohio: Adoption rulings may boost birth father's rights

Ohio: Adoption rulings may boost birth father’s rights August 10, 2010 From The Columbus Dispatch: Adoptive parents often don’t worry much about challenges from an alleged birth father who wasn’t married to the mother. If the man didn’t meet the 30-day deadline for signing the state’s putative-father registry, offer support during the pregnancy or establish paternity before the adoption was filed, he might have little chance to halt the placement. But two recent Ohio Supreme Court rulings in favor of birth fathers are putting putative-father laws on shaky ground, some observers [more...]

Date: 2010-08-10 15:42:47


» Ohio SC Decision a Clear Win for Dads in Adoption Cases ...

» Ohio SC Decision a Clear Win for Dads in Adoption Cases – Blogger News Network The war on fathers’ rights in adoption proceedings continues and fathers are starting to win a few battles, like the one described in this article (Toledo Blade, 9/24/10) and this Ohio Supreme Court opinion (Leagle, 7/22/10). Benjamin Wyrembek had a brief affair with a married woman. She became pregnant in 2007 and, along with her husband, decided to place the child for adoption. Wyrembek had no way of knowing if the child was his or not and possibly neither did the woman, although neither the article nor [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 02:26:52



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