If at the time of the registration of your child's birth your name was not included as "Father" on his or her birth certificate, it can still be inserted at a later time. In Trinidad and Tobago there are a few avenues to do so.
Many of us know persons who are in common-law relationships in T&T or maybe you're in a common law relationship yourself. Did you know a common-law spouse has certain rights in Trinidad and Tobago?
In T&T, there are TWO main ways to end a marriage - by annulment and by divorce.
When relationships don’t work out and couples separate, children are sometimes left caught in the middle. However, parents can work together and put the child’s needs first and ensure that the child has a full and healthy relationship with both parents.
In Trinidad and Tobago there's not as much discussion about the parental rights of fathers and many men may be unaware of the parental rights they possess.
Matters like these are difficult, the purpose of this post is to provide some insight so that persons involved can move forward with their lives. If you believe that you are not the father of a child these are some steps that you can take:
When we get married we hope that it will be an everlasting love; unfortunately, there are times when this is not the case and life has not gone as planned. You may have decided or may be considering getting a divorce.