Who is the biological father of a child? When the answer to this question is uncertain, it may be necessary to file a paternity suit. The outcome of a paternity action has effects that influence child custody, visitation, child support and other legal matters.
If you are a mother or potential father seeking representation for a matter relating to paternity petitions or paternity testing, the Law Office of David F. Leon is here for you.
Like other family law matters, paternity issues are sensitive and often emotionally challenging. Our law firm is here to provide you with the compassionate guidance you need at this time. We have extensive experience handling paternity matters for clients in Bakersfield and throughout surrounding California communities.
When an unmarried woman gives birth to a child, it is often necessary to initiate a legal process to identify the biological father. When paternity is established, the mother can establish child support orders.
If you are a father and wish to establish your parental rights, you may do so by filing a petition to establish paternity. Establishing paternity will give you custody and visitation rights so you can build a relationship with your child.
Contact An Experienced Kern County Paternity Attorney
If you are seeking legal guidance for establishing parentage or contesting paternity in California, our family law firm is here for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 661-401-7743 or toll free at 800-577-3642 to arrange a initial consultation with an experienced Bakersfield paternity lawyer.
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