Throughout family law, courts tend to consider what outcome or arrangement would be in the “best interests” of the child. As far as parents are concerned, even if the parents are pursuing their own self-interest.
With this as background, I found that this new york post Report Very interesting documents regarding the recent ongoing court proceedings between President Biden’s son Hunter and the mother of his illegitimate daughter. Apparently, one issue among them is whether Biden’s children should be allowed to use Biden’s name.
From the report:
Hunter Biden is asking a judge to deny his 4-year-old daughter from taking his surname — claiming it would be a lightning rod for criticism and would deprive the child of a “peaceful life.”
The Jan. 6 request comes as the first son’s paternity case is heard in Independence, Arkansas, and Biden is working to get his child support down to Baby MamaLunden Roberts For their beloved son, Marine Joan Roberts.
Roberts, 31, asked Circuit Court Judge Holly Meyer on Dec. 27 to allow their daughter to use Biden’s name, arguing that it would benefit their daughter because it is “now a sign of being well-educated, successful, financially astute and politically astute.” powerful pronoun”. . . .
[Hunter Biden’s] The attorneys filed a motion the following week asking the judge to deny Roberts’ request, arguing that once “the derogation of Biden’s name has not reached its peak,” his daughter should make her own decision.
Hunter Biden denies being the father of Navy Joan Roberts until a DNA test proves he is. Allowing Marine Joan to use Biden’s surname will help “correct” Hunter Biden’s “neglect” of his daughter, claims Rendon Roberts. Biden’s lawyers called Roberts’ efforts “political warfare” against the Biden family, noting that Rendon Roberts had previously tried to protect her daughter’s privacy by withholding her name and identifying information from court documents.