More and more American couples are choosing to not get married but instead live together in long-term relationships according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. However, just because couples aren't marrying and signing prenuptial agreements doesn't mean they shouldn't have a financial plan in place - some referring to the plans as "No Nupts."
Did you marry your child's mother after your child was born? Are you and your life partner unmarried? Don't assume you have all rights you need or want as a father. In Texas, if you are - or believe you are - the father of a child, you must legally establish paternity in order to exercise your rights as a father.