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I am getting divorced from my wife. She is pregnant. If I am divorced before the baby is born could this mean that I lose visitation rights as a father?

By: דיאנה שאלתיאלPublished on: 02 June, 2022

No. If the divorced husband is the biological father then he , along with the mother, is the child’s natural guardian and has a right to a relationship with the minor, as the child does with him, irrespective of his marital status. In November 2003 Tel Aviv Family Court awarded visitation rights to a father who had divorced the minor’s mother when she was in her ninth month of pregnancy and he was serving a prison sentence.


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