If you are the parent of a child born out of wedlock, you have rights pertaining to child custody, visitation, and support. An experienced lawyer can help see that your rights are honored.

At the law firm of The Colwell Law Group, LLC, we understand paternity cases. With more than 20 years of combined experience, we have what it takes to achieve the goals of the people we represent, people just like you. You can be confident with us on your side.To learn more about our experience handling relocation and child custody issues, schedule a consultation with an experienced Albany paternity attorney. Call 518-462-4242 or e-mail our family law office today.

The Rights Of Unmarried Mothers

Raising a child is expensive. You have the right to seek child support from the child’s father.

But first, paternity must be established. If the father is unwilling to acknowledge paternity, it may be established through a court-ordered DNA test.

We can help you take the necessary steps. We can also help you address requests for custody privileges from the father.


The Rights Of Unmarried Fathers

As the father of a child, you have the right to be a part of that child’s life.

Prior to establishing child custody and visitation rights, you must be legally acknowledged as the father. Establishment of paternity can be done simply by acknowledging the fact on the proper documents or through a DNA test.

We will help you pursue custody and visitation. We can also help you respond to a request for child support.

Disputes Over Paternity

Sometimes, information comes to light that changes everything. A man may find reason to believe that he is not actually the father. A mother may come to believe that the person she thought was the father is not actually the father.

We know how to challenge paternity. These are complicated cases that frequently involve DNA tests and more. You can be assured that we know which steps to take to set things straight.

For a consultation about paternity issues, call us today at 518-462-4242 or contact our Albany paternity lawyers online.

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