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Establishing Paternity

Child Custody & Parenting Plans, Child Support, Paternity

Last updated on 10/10/2023 at 3:00 pm

What is paternity?

If I was unmarried when I had my child, does the father still have financial and legal obligations to my child?

How is legal paternity established?

What if the mother’s husband is not the real father?

What if the child’s father refuses to admit that the child is his?

Why should I establish paternity?

If I establish paternity, will the father have the right to visit my child?

Who can I contact to help me establish paternity of my child?

How can I get a copy of a birth certificate?