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Texas has a unique child support service

The Office of the Attorney General in Texas, known as OGA, has an online directory called Access and Visitation that lists programs all around the state that offer plans for cooperative parenting after divorce. There are 1.5 million children statewide who have parents living apart. Studies show that when the noncustodial parents remain involved and pay child support, the children benefit in a variety of ways.

Athletes set the trend for paternity leave

Texas residents may be interested in the current attitude many athletes have when it comes to fatherhood and the births of their children. Many notable athletes, including golfer Hunter Mahan, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Miami Heat player Chris Bosh, have recently either missed time to attend the birth of their child or expressed their opinion to do so.

Faking pregnancy is illegal

People in Texas and around the country should be on the lookout for fraud these days, in many forms. There are people who have been known to claim that they are pregnant, say they need to have an abortion and ask for money from multiple partners. According to the Atlantic, one woman and her partner faked a pregnancy and then told their friends, family and employers that they had a miscarriage and needed money to cover funeral expenses. Sometimes people fake pregnancy in order to elicit a marriage proposal.

Father gets custody of child while mom in pen

After a Texas woman allegedly sent letters to President Barack Obama that were laced with ricin, her estranged husband sought custody of the couple's newborn son. A New Boston judge awarded the father temporary child custody. She was not present during the custody hearing.

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