Like any issue in family law, paternity and paternity cases can be complex. Essentially, paternity cases are parentage cases, and they are the way that the court makes orders to say who the child’s legal parents are. If the parents are married when a child is born, the question of parentage is usually assumed and automatically established. But for unmarried parents, the parentage needs to be established legally, through a paternity case.
Continue reading to learn more about paternity cases, including the process of establishing parentage and the reasons to do so. And if you’re in need of a divorce attorney in Chandler or the surrounding area, schedule a consultation with The Law Offices of Michael D. Miller Jr. today.