Fathering Court


DC COURTS: Fathering Court Successfully Reunites Families

| Congress Heights on the Rise
On January 27th, twelve fathers dressed in graduation robes walked down the aisle of the jurors lounge at the 2012 Fathering Court Graduation Ceremony. The Fathering Court is now in its fourth year. Over that time, the program has graduated more than ...
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Fathering Court Helps Dads Reconnect With Kids

| NBC 4
A DC court program is helping dads grow closer to their children. "Fathering Court" helps find jobs for men who are recently out of prison. It helps employ fathers so they can pay child support and reconnect with their children. George Minor is a ...
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DC court program reunites convict fathers with children

At 4-years-old, Javaontay Morris and his siblings like having their dad around. Thanks to an initiative from the DC Superior Court, he gets to do more of just that. As Father's Day approaches, some DC dads are getting the chance to do something that ...
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Fourteen Men Graduate from 2011 Fathering Court Program in D.C.

| Blog of the Legal Times
Darnell Morris said that when he started the District of Columbia Superior Court's Fathering Court program, his relationship with his 15-year-old daughter "wasn’t too perfect." Morris, 42, had been in trouble with the law before for selling drugs, but ...
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D.C. court program teaches absent fathers how to be good dads

| The Washington Post
Where are the fathers? I get that question every time I write about women and children in peril. I write about the broken families of homeless women, their daughters and the grandbabies sleeping in cars, on the streets and trying to get into shelters ...
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Fathering Court Helps Transition From Prison To Parenthood

| WAMU 88.5
Most dads feel overwhelmed by the demands of fatherhood, at least some of the time. But for parents who have been in prison, learning to be a good dad can be especially hard. “The stigma of being incarcerated is a heavy stigma to work with,” says ...
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