When a child is born to a married couple, paternity is presumed in the State of Wisconsin. When a child is born to an unwed mother, however, paternity is not automatically established, which can be a disadvantage to the child, mother, and father. Establishing paternity in a child’s life can play a critical role for all three parties, and an experienced western Wisconsin paternity lawyer can help you with this important legal process.
Establishing a child’s paternity is important for significant legal and emotional reasons that can affect the lives of the mother, father, and child involved, including (as applicable):
There are three means by which paternity can be established in Wisconsin (outside of being married when the child is born), including:
Establishing paternity can be an important step for the father, child, and mother alike. If you have a paternity concern, the dedicated western Wisconsin paternity lawyers at Atticus Family Law have ample experience helping clients like you successfully establish paternity and address other important paternity matters. We’re here to help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information today.
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