Cleveland County Paternity Attorney
Building or maintaining a relationship with your minor child is important to any parent and can legally be more challenging for a father, especially if he is not married to or living with the child’s mother.
Just because you aren’t or are no longer in a relationship with your child’s mother doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve the right to a loving, healthy relationship with your minor children. The dedicated father’s rights attorneys at the Law Office of Lisé L. Edwards fight diligently as your paternity lawyers, working to establish paternity, help you navigate your child support obligation, and develop an equitable child custody plan.
Our goal is to ensure that children everywhere are able to benefit from having an attentive father that is dedicated and motivated to supporting them throughout their life. Our Cleveland County paternity attorneys look forward to providing you with quality legal support, dedicated assistance, and aggressive assistance when needed to actively defend your rights as a father and parent.
Call the Law Office of Lisé L. Edwards at (405) 451-3346 for a Free Consultation!
Cleveland County Paternity Lawyer
Paternity actions can be initiated by either the mother or the father of the child. The father can start the process in order to obtain rights related to custody and access of their child, while the mother can use the process to establish a legal child support responsibility.
A man who is denying paternity may also need the support of a paternity attorney. You may have discovered new information that has caused you to question what before you considered to be fact, or may be named by the mother as the father when you know it to be untrue.
This can be particularly tricky, especially if you have already established a parental-style relationship with the child in question. Basically, once you have assumed parentage, it is not as easy to take it back, mainly because the child is the one with the most to lose in that situation. The courts are reluctant to leave a child fatherless simply because he now questions the faithfulness of his past spouse or partner.
We can help you calmly navigate this complex issue. Whether you have been acting as the father of the child, or have just now discovered the child’s existence, we can help you make smart decisions regarding the next steps in the paternity process.
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Every child deserves a caring father, and every father deserves the right to show their child they care. If you are dealing with establishing paternity, protecting your right to custody of your minor child, or want to fulfill your obligation to support your child financially, the paternity attorneys at the Law Office of Lisé L. Edwards are dedicated and motivated to assist you.
Call the Law Office of Lisé L. Edwards today at (405) 451-3346 for your Free Consultation!