Couples who have a baby may not be married or the paternity of a child could be in question during a marriage. Paternity can determine exactly who the father is or is not through a simple test. In situations where parents aren’t married and the relationship has been broken off, the mother might claim an individual isn’t the father of the child. If the father wants to have visitation or custody of the child a paternity test can settle the question of who the father is.
Paternity cases are determined by the family law division of a court and are similar to a divorce, without the property settlement. The emotions in a paternity case are highly contested issues. If one parent has not had contact with the other parent for a long period of time, the emotional hurt can interfere with a smooth case.
Cases that involve …