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General Information About Paternity

What is establishing paternity?Establishing paternity is the way to legally determine the father of a child who is born to an unmarried woman. Signing the father's name on a birth certificate is not enough to legally determine paternity. (However, if the mother is married when the child is born, her husband is legally considered the father of the child and paternity does not need to be legally determined).There are two ways to establish paternity: more...

Paternity Affidavit

What is a paternity affidavit? more...