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Paternity refers to the biological relationship between a child and a father, and unlike maternity which is established at birth, it is not always easy to tell who the real father of a child is. In some situations, the paternity of a father can be challenged, and in these cases legal action may become necessary. Paternity can affect such things as child custody, child support, and visitation rights, so it is important to have representation from an experienced Los Angeles family law attorney until the matter is resolved.

Importance of Establishing Paternity

Paternity actions are taken to determine who the biological father of a child is. Most often, paternity is called into question for financial or custodial reasons. If you are not the biological father of a child, you may not be entitled to continue paying child support, and your custody and visitation arrangements may need to be amended. In order to determine paternity, the courts will sometimes order a paternity test to legally establish a biological relationship, or in some cases to reveal the lack thereof. Once the test results are identified, your lawyer will take whatever actions are necessary next to resolve the situation.

Call Our Los Angeles Paternity Attorneys

At Claery & Hammond, LLP our divorce attorneys provide exceptional representation to individuals involved in paternity actions. Whether you are a mother who is wishing to establish paternity for the purpose of acquiring child support, or a father who is wishing to prove your biological relationship to a child to preserve your visitation rights, a lawyer from our firm can help you.

We have represented countless clients during paternity proceedings, and our firm can ensure your rights are protected while advocating on your behalf. Contact us or fill out a free case evaluation form to learn more about paternity actions in Los Angeles.

Call Claery & Hammond, LLP at (310) 817-6904.

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