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Fathers' Rights Attorney Jeffery Leving Co-Authors New Illinois Laws

August 31, 2009
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CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Effective immediately, Gov. Pat Quinn has just signed into law 3 Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood (ICRF) bills that passed both houses of the General Assembly.  “As Chairman of the ICRF, I am pleased to have co-authored these bills. I want to thank legislators from both parties who helped...
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Pennsylvania Mother Accused of Faking Abduction Pleads Guilty, Gets Jail Time

August 31, 2009
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RICHBORO, Pa. —  A suburban Philadelphia woman accused of faking an abduction and running off to Disney World with her 9-year-old daughter will spend nine to 24 months in prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Bonnie Sweeten pleaded guilty Thursday in Bucks County Court to identity theft and making false reports to police. Authorities say the white mother of...
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Missouri governor signs bill allowing paternity challenges

July 10, 2009
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JEFFERSON CITY | Men will have two years to challenge paternity rulings with DNA tests under legislation signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. If a test proves the man is not the biological father, he would be excused from previous child-support debt and would have criminal nonsupport convictions removed from his record, under...
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Court takes on international child custody case

July 2, 2009
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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear arguments in a child custody dispute between a Texas mother and a British father that tests the boundaries of an international treaty. The court will take its first look at how American authorities handle the Hague Convention on child abduction, aimed at preventing one parent...
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