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Establishing paternity and strong emotions

When it comes to establishing paternity, there are many different factors that unmarried couples, fathers, and mothers take into consideration. For example, a mother may believe that her child's other parent should pay child support as the biological father of a child, while a father may wish to establish paternity in order to spend time with their kids. Moreover, the establishment of paternity may result in a wide variety of strong emotions, from happiness and relief to anger or depression. As with all family law issues, people should handle these matters with care.

Establishing paternity to spend time with your child

On this blog, we have gone over some of the different benefits of paternity establishment, such as providing a custodial parent with the financial support they depend on and allowing children to access crucial information. However, paternity can be advantageous from a father's standpoint as well. For example, a father may wish to establish paternity in order to spend more time with their child. Our law firm realizes that these issues can be incredibly stressful, especially for those who are unsure about their ability to maintain a relationship with their child in the future.

Paternity is about more than just ID'ing dad

Paternity is the formal English word for fatherhood. On its face, it doesn't carry any particular connotation. However, when applied in a legal context, the meaning can take on varying shades. When a child is wanted, so might be the identity of being the father. However, sometimes hearing the word paternity triggers concern that you could face obligations you don't feel you should have to bear.

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