The question of whether family courts are biased against fathers when awarding child custody is one that has caused much soul searching in the field of family law, here in Arkansas and across the nation. Fathers' rights advocates frequently point to statistics that claim fathers are awarded sole physical custody of their kids only 10 percent of the time, and joint physical custody only 20 percent of the time.
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Single parents in Lonoke know that child support is important. After a divorce, one parent will have primary custody of the child and, thus, will be named the custodial parent. Noncustodial parents in Arkansas, however, must make sure that they are still helping to share the costs of raising their children by providing child support. However much noncustodial parents may lambast the child support program, that money is used for their children's best interests.