Paternal Rights vs. Parental Rights in New Jersey

May 29, 2024

“Parental Rights” and “Paternal Rights” Might Sound Alike, But They Are Different! This Guide Will Clarify the Meaning of Each Term and the Crucial Differences If you’re navigating a child custody issue, you may have come across the terms “paternal rights” and “parental rights” and wondered what the difference is between these rights. Simply put, paternal rights are a type of parental right that specifically refer to those possessed by a father. In New Jersey, fathers and mothers have equal […]

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