Tag Archives: Parentage

Establishing Parentage in Orange County

Every county has a local child support agency which is a part of the state's Department of Child Support services. These agencies and the DCSS have been established to help parents and caregivers to provide the best possible environment for your children to be raised in, including providing health insurance and support. When there is…
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Parentage or Paternity Cases in Orange County

Parentage cases or paternity cases are held to determine who a child's parents are. There is no question about the parentage of a child when the parents are married at the time of the child's birth because the law assumes the husband is the father. The same goes for domestic partners. After January 1st, 2005…
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An Introduction to Parentage

"Establishing parentage" means saying who the legal parents of a child are if the parents were not married when the child was born. If the parents were married when the child was born, the law usually considers the husband to be the father. After January 1, 2005, if parents are registered domestic partners in Orange…
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