Divorce and Family Law: Paternity

A Paternity case arises when the parents of the child are not married, but there is a need to identify the father of the child, set child support, and decide visitation. The action is usually brought by the mother so she can get child support. Fathers typically bring the action so that they can get a Parenting Plan that gives them visitation with their child.

The legal identification of the father can be presumed by certain circumstances or established by DNA testing. Once this is done the court will legally identify the father. Usually the court will then set out a Custody Order and set Child Support.

I can help you establish paternity, obtain a Parenting Plan, and get an Order of Child Support.

If you need help with your Paternity issue, then give me a call to set up a free half hour consultation.



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