For parents, there are a wide variety of challenges that can arise following a divorce or separation. From a stressful custody issue to property division, child support and emotional problems, people who have separated from their partner may be going through a lot. However, for some parents in Belleville, Illinois, establishing paternity may help make their situation considerably easier. At Johnson & Johnson, we know all too well how difficult it is to be in this position and we are committed to assisting any parent who is facing these challenges.
It is important to remember that there are a number of ways paternity can be established. For example, paternity may be established if both parents are in agreement regarding a child's father, or if someone was married to a child's mother at the time of their birth or conception. DNA testing to determine the biological father is another method and paternity may also be established as a result of requests that an individual's name appears on a child's birth certificate. There are many reasons why both mothers and fathers wish to establish paternity and the details concerning each case can vary. For example, a father may wish to establish paternity when he is requesting visitation rights, while a mother may want to establish paternity in order to have him help with parenting responsibilities.
If you visit our page on establishing paternity, you can read more on how our law firm can help people who want to establish paternity of a child.