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Qualified, Determined Paternity Lawyers
Questions and disputes about paternity can have major long-term implications — both emotional and financial. Whether you are a mother who needs to establish paternity and seek child support or a man who wants answers and protection of your interests, having solid legal counsel on your side can make the difference.
Our attorneys treat paternity and all other family law matters with sensitivity and discretion. We also strive to help our clients make sound decisions in light of the likelihood of success and the costs of various legal actions. For guidance about your parental rights, legal options and procedures for establishing paternity, contact our Harrisburg office today. Your initial consultation will be free.
Guidance and Active Support for Essential Legal Steps
It is important to recognize that outside of marriage no legal relationship exists between a biological father and child unless both parents willingly sign and file an Acknowledgment of Paternity form or a legal order is entered. Establishing paternity may be essential to ensuring your child’s well-being in the form of child support, health insurance and a range of other government benefits.
We can assist you with situations and procedures involving:
- DNA testing and other steps required to establish paternity
- Any presence, risk or threat of domestic abuse related to your paternity case
- Interactions with your county’s domestic relations office (DRS) targeted at locating your child’s father or obtaining and enforcing a child support order
- Contesting and seeking modification of child support when circumstances justify such a change
For Caring, Practical Legal Counsel, Call 717-260-3127 Today
Leaving questions of paternity unanswered can create serious personal and financial risk. We welcome parents from throughout our region who want personal involvement and the best for their children as well as protection of their own interests. To discuss your specific situation involving a paternity claim, child support or other family law matter, please call or e-mail us today.