For many years, fathers have had difficulty asserting their rights when it comes to child custody issues. The very idea of fathers' rights strikes some as odd; after all, by their logic, dads should devote their primary attention to their careers and leave raising the children to their mother. More and more people are realizing that this notion is an antiquated one. However, there are still pockets of society where men are criticized for devoting their attention to their families at the expense of their jobs.
Particular family strains often come with military service, and unfortunately, for many service members who have been deployed, extended time away from the family can lead to problems that require legal action. For example, Buffalo residents may be interested in an ongoing dispute involving an Army veteran seeking to establish his parental rights.