Legal Advice for Paternity — 85 results
Written by attorney Greta Muirhead, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
I have a son or daughter, but am not married to the mother and am NOT on the birth certificate. If you are not listed as father on the birth certificate, then you need to establish... more
Written by attorney Rebecca Szewczuk, over 3 years ago.
Determining Paternity in New York
Written by attorney John F. King, over 4 years ago.
WHAT IS PATERNITY? PATERNITY: The state of being a father; fatherhood. In Pennsylvania, when a child is born to a woman who is unmarried, there is no legal relationship between the... more
Written by attorney Evan Koslow, 6 months ago.
If you are unmarried and want to determine the father, or whether you are the father, you can file a Complaint for Paternity for the Court to determine whether the person is the father.... more
Written by Avvo Staff, about 1 year ago.
This legal guide explains paternity, as well as related issues to the subject, such as paternity tests and child support.
Written by attorney David John Luca, over 1 year ago.
An interesting component of our Family Law system is how the Court establishes “paternity.” The establishment of paternity through a formal Judgment is the first step in (1) adjudicating a... more
Written by attorney Jordan Gerber, about 2 years ago.
In todays society, where the term baby daddy has made its way into the Oxford English Dictionary and talk shows ratings skyrocket according to the number of men undergoing DNA testing, its... more
Written by attorney Jordan Miller, over 4 years ago.
Paternity Defined Legal paternity gives fathers the rights and responsibilities of caring for a child. Establishing legal paternity gives a child a legal father. If legal paternity is... more
Written by attorney Jennifer Miller-Morse, 4 months ago.
The legal system provides mechanisms for both a parent seeking support through proof of paternity and for a biological father desiring to establish a connection with their child. Fatherhood... more
Written by attorney Gina Famularo, 8 months ago.
A paternity suit is a lawsuit between parents who have children together, but were never married. Common law marriage There is no such thing as a common law marriage in California. Thus,... more
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