fathership


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fathership

(ˈfɑːðəˌʃɪp)
n
the position or state of being a father; fatherhood
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My ex-wife refused to refer the child for DNA test and the court issued a verdict in July 2006 stating that I have no right to negate the fathership because the Personal Affairs Code, article 97 gave a father the right to negate his fatherhood within the first seven days of his knowledge of the baby's birth.
In denying the claim of the child as a survivor, the Fifth District Court of Appeal considered the interests of the mother's former husband, whose name was on the child's birth certificate, and stated that "Florida does not recognize dual fathership.
He's also become a bit of an internet sensation with his sandwich-based rap, something which feeds into his latest routine in which he muses on the noble estate of fathership, unpublishable novels and the nature of being a grown up.
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In force here are the Poet's earlier arguments on the distinction between the two "accidents" of holding the imperial or papal thrones: the relationship of the pope toward the emperor involves not political dominion but personal fathership (Monarchia 3:12.
Last night, Luciana's father said: "If Jagger does not want to assume the fathership of my daughter's child I will take care of them both.