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Paternity

Paternity

Establishing, disputing, or terminating a father’s paternity can be a highly emotional situation between parents.  The law provides extremely specific rules to various situations of paternity, whether it is a man looking to establish paternity, a father seeking to dispute his paternity, or a mother attempting to establish paternity for her child.  These rules mostly pertain to the time a person has to either establish or dispute paternity.  If a person does not file suit within these specific time periods, he or she may lose his or her rights to establish or dispute paternity. This can have serious consequences, ranging from child support to inheritance effects.  Kristyl is very familiar with all of the applicable time periods.  She has successfully litigated paternity cases, at both the trial court and appellate court level, representing both fathers and mothers.