Laws:Despite the laws in every state that specifically forbid discrimination based on gender and the fact that the U.S. Constitution protects the rights of all citizens to due process and equal protection of the law, men and fathers are routinely at an inherent disadvantage in the family courtroom setting. The Men's Rights site will report on the laws and proposed family law changes that directly impact father’s and men’s rights.
When a child is involved in an international parental kidnapping dispute, the non-offending parent should look to the Hague Convention for guidance.
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is a treaty between countries that agree to cooperate and abide one set of laws, the Hague Convention, for the return of children removed from their home country for custody disputes.
International child abduction is a crime in every U.S. state and in some cases the abducting parent can be charged with a federal crime under the International Parental Kidnapping Crime Act.
Nevertheless, international parental kidnapping continues to happen. The Office of Children's Issues at the State Department lists on its website measures to help prevent this horrible situation from occurring.
Going after a man’s wallet and his finances is one of the more blatant and destructive ways the family court system attacks men.
The past few years many fathers have fallen behind on child support payments due to the economy and high unemployment rate. The problem is when dads do fall behind it is extremely difficult to pay off the additional arrears because of the high interest rates applied so it just keeps on adding up.
The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads in part “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude… shall exist within the United States.”