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Tue November 5, 2013

Are Fathers' Rights Fair And Equitable In Missouri?

Painting 231 titled "The Good Part" in Cbabi Bayoc's series "365 Days With Dad"
Cbabi Bayoc

When it comes to determining child custody, some say the courts favor the mother. Do they? Should they?

According to Halbert Sullivan and Lisl King Williams, Missouri courts more often give custody to mothers than to fathers, and make it especially difficult for a low income father that was never married to the mother of his child. Sullivan is the founder and CEO of the Fathers' Support Center, located in North St. Louis. Williams is the director of  legal services there.

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