Paternity

The birth of a child outside of a marriage can be a difficult arrangement. There are a wide range of issues at play, both legally and emotionally. At Lerner • Poole, LLP, we assist individuals in the legal aspects of paternity. We understand how emotionally charged this issue can be, and we provide clients a realistic perspective while protecting their parental rights and the best interest of the child.

From a mother looking to establish paternity and collect support for her children to a father seeking to establish paternity to build a relationship with his child and be a part of his or her life, we are here to help.

Marin County Fathers' Rights Attorney

We will conduct the proper DNA testing and documentation required to establish paternity of the child. Many times, this requires the filing of a paternity suit. You can be assured that we have the insight to most efficiently navigate this system and have the test completed. Once this has been proven, we can work to accomplish the parent's goals in the matter.

We will work to establish visitation and custody agreements that recognize your role as a parent and allow you to establish a relationship with your child.

As a father, the best way to establish paternity and avoid future legal issues is to sign the Recognition of Parentage at the child's birth. If you did not sign these documents, our lawyers will conduct the appropriate work to ensure that you achieve parental rights and are allowed the right to be a part of your child's life.

We are, as always, committed to complete discretion and confidentiality.

Contact a San Francisco Paternity Attorney

To arrange an initial consultation to discuss how we can assist you in legally establishing the paternity of your child, please call our office today at 415-391-6000.