As the father of a child, it is important to recognize that you may be able to obtain various rights to the child as well as responsibilities along with your rights. First, it is important to know that a child born outside of wedlock has no legal father, and there is a difference between a biological father and a legal father. When an acknowledgement of paternity is filed, then this will help secure the legal rights of the child. The benefits to establishing paternity may include the following among others:
If you are seeking to establish paternity, then it is important to understand the various methods by which you may do this. There are essentially two ways to establish paternity in the state of Texas:
It is important that you have legal assistance on your side if you are facing problems, or if you have questions regarding the situation that you face. At Coontz Cochran, our Johnson County divorce attorneys understand the situation that you face, and you can count on us to work with you to pursue the results that you need.
We have been serving the residents of Johnson County, Burleson, and Tarrant County, Texas in various family law matters for a number of years, and you can count on us to stand by you and work with you to pursue the results that you need for your future. We are dedicated to detailed preparation for each case that we handle, and we recognize that unique circumstances require a unique approach. Contact our office for the representation that you need on your side today!