Category Archives: Paternity

A stereotypical parenting agreement in a divorce results in the children living with the mother and the father paying child support. A father who does not make his required child support payments may be labeled a deadbeat, and the mother may … Continue reading

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When a child is born out of wedlock, establishing legal paternity is consequential for the father, mother and child. The legal father may need to provide child support payments to the mother but also has the right to request some … Continue reading

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If someone approaches you and demands child support, the most important step is to ensure that the child is indeed yours so as to establish your legal responsibility. Paternity, when put as such, is a legal relationship between father and … Continue reading

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Establishing paternity of a child is important for several reasons, both emotional and financial. The most obvious financial reason to prove a child’s paternity is to qualify for court-ordered child support payments. In most cases, without proof of paternity a court … Continue reading

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A middle-aged host opens the envelope, reads the results, pauses for effect, and then confidently declares, ‘You are NOT the father!’ ‘The audience cheers or groans; the mother theatrically celebrates or crumples. Although it has become a television clich’, most … Continue reading

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