Posts Tagged ‘Paternity’

Everything You Need to Know About Paternity Testing

At The Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we represent both men and women who are bringing forth paternity actions with California courts and wish to stand by your side during this time. However, there are some things you may not know in-depth in regards to paternity, which we will help you understand before you… Continue reading →

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Paternity: Everything You Need to Know in California

You may have some questions about the establishment of paternity and we can help. We believe that establishing paternity can be extremely useful to you in your family law case, and a big step for you and your child. This is why it is important to talk to us as soon as possible to find… Continue reading →

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Paternity and the Various Types of Fathers in a Custody Situation

If there is no agreement between you and the father of your child, you or the father will have to bring a paternity suit to identify the father of your child. In many cases, paternity suits are used as a way to establish financial responsibility or gain visitation rights between parents. Biological Fathers: The Only… Continue reading →

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The Importance of Establishing Parentage for California Parents

Parentage cases, also known as paternity cases, are when the court orders who the legal parents of the child are. When both parents are married to one another when the child is born, there is usually no question of who the father is; however, for unmarried parents, parentage must be established legally. In many cases,… Continue reading →

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Problems You May Encounter With Paternity

In many cases, when a baby is born, paternity is assumed because the couple is married, a form is signed, or the father agrees to have his name put on the birth certificate. There are many reasons why paternity is important for everyone involved, as it secures support for the child and the father is… Continue reading →

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The Process and Benefits of Establishing Paternity

There are many important reasons why a parent would want to establish paternity that will both benefit the parent and the child. However, you may wonder how the process works and how we can help you along the way. Today we will help you understand. Ways That Paternity is Established  1.) The first way that… Continue reading →

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Father’s in Legal Terms

Each state is different in what they consider to be a father in legal terms. Most states follow the following definitions of what a father is by legal standards: Biological Father—The man that genetically fathered the child. He doesn’t have to have a relationship with the child and sometimes isn’t considered to be the legal… Continue reading →

Paternity leave

In California, both a mother and father are entitled to paternity leave when a baby is born.  California’s Paid Family Leave Law allows both parents to stay home from work with pay for six weeks.  If you are about to become a new parent, visit California’s Employment Development Department at www.edd.ca.gov to request the proper… Continue reading →