According to the most recent report published by the United States Census Bureau in 2020, based on data from 2017 to 2018, the percentage of custodial fathers in the US increased from 16% in 1994 to 17.5% in 2014, and then to 20.1% in 2018.
Do mothers or fathers get custody more often?
Most states no longer honor that presumption, however. (In fact, some states have passed laws stating that there is no custody preference for women over men.) Despite this change, mothers are still more likely to get custody when parents divorce.
How can you prove someone is an unfit father?
To prove your ex is an unfit parent you can use evidence of:A history of drug or alcohol abuse.A history of domestic abuse; either physical or emotional.A history of mental illness that could incapacitate the parent to care for the children adequately.More items