Tag Archives: Single Mother

Does the law allow a waiver of parental authority?

Parental authority and responsibility are inalienable and may not be transferred or renounced except in cases authorized by law. The right attached to parental authority, being purely personal, the law allows a waiver of parental authority only in cases of … Continue reading

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What can single mothers do to demand child support from the father?

To claim or demand support, the single mother must prove first that the child is related to the putative father. When a man refuses to recognize a child as his, there is no other recourse but to file a petition … Continue reading

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What are the specific laws that pertain to child support, especially for single mothers?

Support can be found under Articles 193 to 203 of the Family Code.  Support has some basic principles: It is everything that is indispensable for food, shelter, clothing, medical attendance, education and transportation in keeping with the financial capacity of … Continue reading

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