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Paternity Lawyer in Harris County TX

Helping Parents Establish & Prove Paternity in Kingwood

There are a number of reasons why parents choose to establish paternity. Fathers may wish to legally establish paternity so that they can seek child custody or visitation rights. Mothers may also choose to seek legal help to establish paternity in order to demand child support or financial help from the father.

Whether you are establishing paternity or need help disputing paternity, our Harris County family law attorney at Sherry D. Tavel Attorney at Law can help you navigate the process. We understand that paternity matters are sensitive, and we handle such cases with the highest levels of discretion and compassion.

To speak with a legal professional about your options, contact our firm at (281) 377-1348.

Benefits & Responsibilities of Establishing Paternity

If you are currently seeking custody rights for yourself or child support payments for your child, it is important to understand the outcome of establishing paternity. Once paternity has been established, the father will have certain rights and responsibilities and the child will benefit from legal rights as well.

If the father's name is added to the birth certificate, the child will then be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Inheritances
  • Military benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Social security benefits

There are a few different ways that paternity can be established, which can include voluntarily and through DNA testing. Talk to an attorney about the process and how you can get started.

Hire a Caring Harris County Family Lawyer

Paternity issues can be complicated but they can also be sensitive, especially if you and the other parent are not on good terms. If you are looking for a Harris County paternity lawyer, Sherry D. Tavel Attorney at Law is here to help. We have more than 30 years of experience handling all types of family law cases, including paternity cases. Our legal team can help you establish or prove paternity and can work with you to protect your child's best interests every step of the way.

​​​​​​Would you like our help to guide you through the legal process of establishing paternity? Give us a call now at (281) 377-1348.

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