Representing Fathers And Mothers In Paternity Claims

Legally establishing paternity can have benefits for the father, the mother and the child. Identifying the biological father of a child can enable a mother to begin collecting child support payments. When a father establishes paternity, it can open the door to having a relationship with his child and allows the father to assert his parental rights. Because paternity can involve many more issues than simply identifying the father of a child, it is important to have skilled legal counsel on your side to help explore the options that paternity can open up.

At the law firm of Hodge Calhoun Giattina, PLLC, our attorneys represent both fathers and mothers with paternity claims. To learn more, call our law offices in Little Rock at 501-404-5059.

The Legal Process For Establishing Parenthood

Either a mother or an alleged father can file a paternity claim regarding the parentage of a child. A petition must be filed with the court and, if granted, DNA samples will be collected from the mother, the child and the alleged father. Our lawyers can help guide you through this process.

After Paternity Has Been Established

Our legal representation does not have to end once paternity has been established. We can continue to help you resolve all related issues that may arise, including child custody and visitation, child support and any other family law matters.

Contact Our Family Law Attorneys

To discuss your situation in a confidential consultation, call us at 501-404-5059. You may also contact us online and we will respond to your message promptly.