Establishing Paternity in California

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California Paternity Attorneys

Establish Your Rights as a Father

Both parents have the legal responsibility to support their child financially and the legal right to maintain a strong parent-child relationship. When a child’s parents are married at the time of his or her birth, the husband is presumed to be the father in the eyes of the law. However, paternity often needs to be established when an unmarried woman has a child.

In general, legal paternity is determined through a DNA match between the father and child. This match is considered to create a paternal relationship once the test is accepted by the court. The attorneys at Kaspar & Lugay, LLP, have a strong record of protecting the rights of fathers in the North Bay area.

Establish and protect your paternity rights. Call 415-789-5881 or contact us online today to schedule a consultation.

When handling paternity cases, our firm deals primarily with two issues:

  • The responsibility of a father to make child support payments to the child’s mother
  • The right of an unmarried father to share in custody and visitation

It is our responsibility to defend the rights of our clients to the relationship they deserve with their children, providing legal solutions that last a lifetime. If you are a single mother or father and would like help establishing legal paternity, our firm is ready and willing to provide you with the tough and professional legal services you need at this moment. We consider ourselves partners with the parents that we represent.

Aggressively Protecting the Rights of Fathers

Kaspar & Lugay, LLP, provides a full range of family law services to clients throughout Southern California. A number of those issues, including child custody and child support are directly related to the establishment of legal paternity.

We can assist you with other paternity-related issues, such as:

  • Physical and legal custody
  • Modification of custody and support orders
  • Termination of parental rights and stepparent adoption
  • Domestic abuse and custody
  • Child support enforcement
  • Rights of unmarried parents

Call 415-789-5881 or contact our North Bay paternity lawyers online today to schedule an initial consultation.

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