As the father of a child, it is important to recognize that you may be able to obtain various rights to the child, as well as responsibilities along with those rights. If you are considering undergoing or requesting a test to ensure the accurate family information of a child, call the Burleson paternity attorneys at Coontz Cochran for a free consultation about how to proceed.
In Texas, a child born outside of wedlock has no legal father—keep in mind, there is a difference between a biological father and a legal father. When an acknowledgement of paternity is filed, then this will help secure the legal rights of the child.
The benefits to establishing paternity may include the following, among others:
If you are seeking to establish paternity, then it is important to understand the various methods by which you may do this.
There are two ways to establish paternity in the state of Texas:
It is important that you have legal assistance on your side if you are facing problems, or if you have questions regarding the situation that you face. At Coontz Cochran, our family law attorneys understand the situation that you face, and you can count on us to work with you to pursue the results that you need.
We have been serving the residents of Burleson, Johnson County, and Greater Fort Worth in various family law matters since 1990. You can count on us to stand by you and work with you to pursue the results that you need for your future. We are dedicated to detailed preparation for each case that we handle, and we recognize that unique circumstances require a unique approach.
Call (888) 858-0536 now for the representation that you need on your side today.
Prior to joining Coontz Cochran, Jeff Cochran was an associate in the Arlington, Texas office of Hill Gilstrap. He then joined the Firm in 1999. He handles our Family Law litigation practice almost exclusively.