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Even if you are not the custodial parent, you deserve to be treated fairly and justly. By establishing paternity, you will be able to have a say in your child's life, including educational, medical, and religious affairs. Paternity is also important because it allows legal and social benefits to be received by the child, including social security and inheritance of veterans' benefits.
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Numerous studies have shown that having both parents in a child's life is crucial to the development of emotionally healthy and successful individuals, so make sure you establish your paternity as soon as possible in order to develop a relationship with your child!
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How Is Paternity Established?
If your name is not established on a birth certificate as a father, it is important that you do all that you can to ensure that your listed as the biological father. Paternity can be established easily by a simple DNA test usually administered via cheek swab of you and your child. If you were married to the mother of the child at the time of the birth, you will automatically be listed as the father; however, if you and the mother were unmarried, it is vital that you make it clear to the hospital staff that you are the father to legally establish your fathers' rights.
What Do I Do After a Divorce?
If you are already established as the father of your child, then it is important that you be able to retain your rights as a parent after a divorce. Many courts still automatically favor a mother in a custody case, which is why it is so important that you work with an attorney to ensure as fair a result as possible. Even if you do not have full custodial care of your child, you may be able to still receive visitation rights and ensure that your rights as a father are not taken away from you.
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At Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated, we understand how important it is to you that your children remain a part of your life, and we strive to provide you with the representation you deserve to help you maintain a healthy relationship with your child or children. We are available to assist those in Modesto, CA, and the Central Valley. With our firm on your side, you can rest assured that your rights are in good hands.
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