By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published September 25, 2023 | | |
Establishing parentage, also known as paternity, is the legal process of creating a recognized relationship between a child and their parent when no legal relationship previously existed. It is an important step in determining child support obligations and custody rights. In Minnesota, there are different ways to establish parentage depending on the circumstances. Mother’s marital Read MoreRead More
Whether you are trying to establish paternity or deny paternity, you need legal assistance to effectively protect you. The issue of paternity often rears its head in conjunction with issues of child support. Because the financial well-being of a child is at stake, the courts take great care to determine paternity issues fairly and accurately. Read MoreRead More
If you were not married to your child’s mother at the birth of your child, you are not recognized under Minnesota law as the child’s legal father. Thus, it is necessary for you to establish paternity of your child. An experienced family law attorney can help you establish paternity and your rights to your child. Read MoreRead More
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