Fathers rights in California often involves dads who have been falsely accused of child abuse. When fathers are falsely accused, they are often confused as to what has driven their spouse or, if the parents are not married, the mother of the child to make such false allegations. While there is no perfect answer to this question, any parent (mother or father) who makes false allegations of abuse typically does so because that parent knows that the history of abuse is a serious consideration in any child custody proceeding in California.
But that is where fathers rights and what a father does in the face of false allegations becomes so important. Is a father falsely accused of child abuse content to just beat the allegations and go back to a joint custody arrangement? Or does the father believe it is better for the child or children to take custody away from the parent who falsely accused him? [Read more…]