Written by attorney Lori I Barkus

Establishing paternity

Establishing paternity is something a father should do ASAP if he wants any rights in the future. It’s also important for a mother, so she can ensure she that receives the financial help she needs to raise the child – regardless of whether the father remains a part of that child’s life.

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The above is intended as general information and not legal advice.

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