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Authentic Dads

Authentic Dads

By Junior & Art

The Authentic Dads Podcast is a platform created to share what dads are asking about. Here you'll find free information about family court, child support, dating and relationships. Our channel has been created to educate dads who want to learn, ask questions, and save time & money. Each episode will offer advice, products, and/or services from experienced professionals or guests. Contact us to share your story at authenticdads@gmail.com
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Child Support Arrears, $22K Debt Paid Off

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Can A Relationship Work If The Woman Makes More Money?
Can A Relationship Work If The Woman Makes More Money?
In this episode, Modern Manhood Podcast Host - German Villegas explains his definition of Masculinity and how it affects men.   We discuss: - What it mean to be a man in today's society - The importance of men mentoring young boys - How courtrooms challenge a man's masculinity - Today's expectation's for men to be in their children's lives - Why men are seeking approval and validation - The need for positive male role models  - How men can maintain their relationships even if the make less than their women - Why emotional men get taken advantage of by women This episode is intended for: - Fathers who are not feeling good enough - Fathers who want to have more confidence - Fathers who are feeling fear, doubt, and insecurity - Fathers who want to provide more for their family & children - Fathers who want to find support but don't know where to look - Fathers who want to be respected in their relationship  Contact us to share your story or sponsor an episode at: Authenticdads@gmail.com 
01:14:23
November 17, 2022
Duwayne Decided to Challenge the Judge and This Is What Happened...
Duwayne Decided to Challenge the Judge and This Is What Happened...
In this episode, Duwayne shares the importance of never giving up. We discuss: - The challenges you'll face when representing yourself in court - What Fathers may want to do after being served child support papers - Why it's important to seek expert advice - Expecting the unexpected - Child support percentages for each additional child  - Paying child support after being incarcerated  - The results of never giving up  This episode is intended for: - Fathers who have an upcoming court date - Fathers who are having a hard time communicating with their ex - Fathers who want their voices to be heard - Fathers who want to be in their child's life  - Fathers who feel the courts are unfair - Fathers who feel angry about the situation  - Fathers who don't trust lawyers and judges  Contact us: Authenticdads@gmail.com
01:10:20
October 09, 2022
Why Judges Don't Have Time To Hear Your Whole Story
Why Judges Don't Have Time To Hear Your Whole Story
In this episode, Christine suggests who you should talk to before you reach the courtroom.  We discuss: - Who a Mediator is and why they are important - How to get your ex to agree with mediation  - How judges encourage both parents to learn about mediation  - The advantage of a mediator over a lawyer  - How mediators and lawyers work together to come up with parenting plans  - Free or low cost mediation offered by the courts   - Why parents shouldn't talk bad about each other in front of the child  This episode is intended for: - Fathers who have an upcoming court date - Fathers who want to talk it out with their ex before going to court  - Fathers who want to find the best way to communicate with their ex  - Fathers who want the courts to hear their full story  - Fathers who want to be in their child's life (physically and financially) - Fathers who feel the courts are unfair Contact us: Authenticdads@gmail.com
47:12
September 26, 2022
Is the Child Support System Unfair? or is Your Child's Mother Unfair?
Is the Child Support System Unfair? or is Your Child's Mother Unfair?
In this episode, Reggie explains the mistakes he made so other Father's can avoid them.  We discuss:  - How working overtime can affect your child support payments - What happens when you choose the wrong lawyer to represent you - Why you as a father should file for visitation as soon as possible - What happens when you overpay child support  - Why you can't take court orders seriously  - How to prevent getting into confrontations with your exes new boyfriend   - The age your child can make a decision on what home they want to live This episode is intended for:  - Fathers who have an upcoming court date  - Fathers who want to know what paperwork to bring to court  - Fathers who want advice on their upcoming case - Fathers who want access to lawyers they can trust - Fathers who want to be in their child's life (physically and financially)  - Fathers who feel the courts are unfair  Contact us: Authenticdads@gmail.com 
01:02:59
September 18, 2022
If Child Support Court Orders Are Set, Why are Father's Giving More?
If Child Support Court Orders Are Set, Why are Father's Giving More?
In this episode, Jay, Junior and Art debate whether a Father should pay more than their obligated to pay. We discuss: - Should a Father give more than his set child support payment? - Is there a time when a man needs to stop chasing sex? - If a Father isn't active in their child's life, should their Child Support payment increase? - Fathers being taken back to court after accepting a new job offer  - Should Mothers take Fathers off of Child Support? - If a Father pays Child Support, should a Mother be forced to grant Visitation?   This episode is intended for: - Fathers who are unsure whether they should give more than their set Child Support order - Fathers who want access to dads who can help - Fathers who want to hear different perspectives - Fathers who have accepted a new job offer  - Fathers who want to be in their child's life (in-person and financially) - Fathers who doubt the courts will be fair - Fathers who are confused about Child Support / Family Court 
56:51
September 06, 2022
Negotiating Child Support And Visitation While In The Military
Negotiating Child Support And Visitation While In The Military
In this episode, Military Veteran Tony, shares how he negotiated Child Support payments and Visitation.  We discuss: - How Tony avoided Child Support court - What visitation days Tony agreed to - Virginia inmates being charged interest on Child Support payments (while in prison)  This episode is good for:  - Fathers who want to learn how to negotiate their Child Support and Visitation battle - Fathers who want access from dads who can help - Fathers who don't want to be cheated and taken advantage of - Fathers who want to be in their child's life (in-person and financially)   - Fathers who doubt the courts will be fair 
59:49
September 06, 2022
The Effects of Men Choosing Work Over Family
The Effects of Men Choosing Work Over Family
In this video, we ask the question.... "Should a Dad consider work-life balance?"    Men use to strive to be the breadwinner in their home.    In today's society, the cost of living outweighs a one paycheck household, making it difficult for a man to achieve this role on his own.    Social Work expert Michelle Gentle (of Los Angeles "Welcome Baby Program") understands the importance for men to provide, yet urges them to be more conscious on how much they are needed in their home.     Join us as we discuss the importance from a child's viewpoint. (and Michelle Gentle's research studies)
32:47
July 28, 2022
Visitation Rights for Fathers Explained
Visitation Rights for Fathers Explained
Today, we talk about how can a father win visitation rights and getting visitation as a father by using better and more effective communication strategies. Join Rudy and the Authentic Dads Podcast as they discuss how to win visitation rights by being an effective communicator. Child visitation and custody arrangements are often very complicated and can be difficult to navigate. One of the most important factors in any child custody arrangement is visitation rights.
32:25
June 18, 2022
Child Support Court Hearing Explained
Child Support Court Hearing Explained
Today, we share child support enforcement stories and information on the Authentic Dads Podcast. We’re talking with Trish about her experience of having her child's father leave and never return. Owing child support, but not paying, his (the father’s) mother was held responsible for making the child support payments to Trish, the mother. Join us to hear more about this interesting story about child support payment enforcement.
18:53
June 18, 2022
Child Support Arrears, $22K Debt Paid Off
Child Support Arrears, $22K Debt Paid Off
Junior owed over $20k in child support. Today, we share paying off child support stories and information, on the Authentic Dads Podcast. Join us as we uncover how this dad found out he owed over $20,000 in child support and what he had to do to eventually pay it off in full.
08:56
June 18, 2022
How to Win Joint Custody As a Father
How to Win Joint Custody As a Father
Today, we discuss how to win joint custody as a father, and help for single dads in family court on the Authentic Dads Podcast. Join us as we uncover how this dad won his Joint-Custody battle in a court system that doesn't favor father’s rights.
09:17
June 18, 2022
Can Facebook Posts be used in Family Court and Joint Custody Court Explained
Can Facebook Posts be used in Family Court and Joint Custody Court Explained
Today’s discussion is about family court and social media. People ask “can Facebook posts be used in family court?” and the answer is Yes. Also, can a father's social media account affect his family court decision? Absolutely. We've seen cases where what the father has posted on social media has come back to haunt him. The general rule is that you should never post anything on social media about a family court case, period. Fathers have posted threats against the other parent, images of weapons, etc. If you do that, you will likely get an order of protection against you. We've seen parents post on social media after court saying they hate the judge, and then the judge hears about it in the next court appearance, so it's never good.
23:45
June 18, 2022
Getting Served Child Support Papers, How to Win Custody without a Paid Lawyer and How Child Support Affects Your Credit Score
Getting Served Child Support Papers, How to Win Custody without a Paid Lawyer and How Child Support Affects Your Credit Score
Today, we talk about getting served child support papers and the process of child support explained on the Authentic Dads Podcast. Getting served child support papers can be a shock to anyone, but it is important to know what the process will look like if you are faced with this situation.
22:23
June 18, 2022
Family Court Battle Explained
Family Court Battle Explained
Today, we talk about dealing with a partner’s ex, and how to deal with exes in a new relationship. Join Kim and the Authentic Dads Podcast as they discuss how to deal with your ex during family court case. This can be difficult, but it is worth remembering that the court case will end eventually and you will have to live with your ex for the rest of your life.
17:48
June 18, 2022