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  • Incarcerated Parents Manual

    The comprehensive guide to your rights and options as a parent, including sample letters to send to the authorities. Topics covered - (1) arrest: what happens to my child? (2) placement: where will my child live? (3) foster care & dependency: how can i keep my family together while i'm in jail or prison? (4) family reunification: how do i get my child back when i get out? (5) making a record: what can i do while i'm in jail or prison? (6) paternity: how do i show i'm the dad? (7) de facto parent: what is it? (8) child support: how can i pay when i don't have any money? (9) special immigrant juvenile status: what is it? who qualifies? Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

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  • Establish Paternity

    Paternity means fatherhood. Establishing paternity is the process of determining the legal father of a child Content Detail

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    CA Department of Child Support Services

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  • Becoming a Teen Parent

    What kind of support can I expect from the other parent? What if we are not married? What if the other parent and I don’t agree about important decisions in our child’s life? Content Detail

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    PregnantYouth.org
  • Incarcerated Parents Manual

    The comprehensive guide to your rights and options as a parent, including sample letters to send to the authorities. Topics covered - (1) arrest: what happens to my child? (2) placement: where will my child live? (3) foster care & dependency: how can i keep my family together while i'm in jail or prison? (4) family reunification: how do i get my child back when i get out? (5) making a record: what can i do while i'm in jail or prison? (6) paternity: how do i show i'm the dad? (7) de facto parent: what is it? (8) child support: how can i pay when i don't have any money? (9) special immigrant juvenile status: what is it? who qualifies? Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • When Teens Become Parents

    Facts about the legal and financial responsibilities of parenthood. Content Detail

    By:
    CA Department of Child Support Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Hmong / Hmoob
    Armenian / Հայերէն
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文

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