Paternity and Parentage

Paternity or parentage lawsuits may be necessary to determine parental rights, custody or support matters when children are born to parents who are not married. If the identity of the father is contested, the courts may enter an Order requiring genetic testing to establish a legal relationship between the parent and child. Even if the biological father does not wish to play an active role in the child’s upbringing, he still has the obligation to provide financial support to the minor. 

Our family law firm is available to file a paternity case with the appropriate court or to defend you against a paternity action. We will help ensure that our clients are able to enforce their parental rights consistent with the best interest of the child. 


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