Your child’s best interests are the primary concern. It is important to know who your child’s father is. If you are wondering why the importance of establish paternity, it is important to keep the following in mind:
First, establishing paternity may ensure that your child is taken care of financially. Child support payments can help with food, clothing, and any other needs that your child may have.
Second, it is important that your child have the opportunity to have some type of relationship with their father. The child should have the right to know who her/his father is.
Third, once paternity is established the child will then benefit under the law in regards to financial resources that are due to the child. In addition, having knowledge of what his/her father’s medical history is, which is always useful information to possess.
Finally, if you or someone you know has questions regarding establishing paternity it is important to contact a local attorney. The Tustin Family Law Offices offer a free initial consultation to discuss this matter with you further. Call today for your free consultation. Please cal l 714-971-8000 to make an appointment for a consultation to speak with an Attorney.