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Thorough Paternity Lawyers in Appleton, WI

When children are involved in a divorce, it can create an extra layer of confusion and uncertainty. The professionals at Gabert Williams Konz & Lawrynk LLP provide legal representation in your child support or custody case in Appleton, WI. There are numerous aspects of every case that needs to be considered. Our expert team of legal professionals has the experience and knowledge to guide you through the process. Whether you and your spouse agree to custody and support terms or you’re going before a judge, it’s in your best interest to seek guidance from a divorce attorney. We can ensure your rights as a parent are being recognized. Contact our team today to schedule your consult.

What Are the Benefits of Establishing Paternity for Your Child?

Paternity hearings typically arise in cases that involve a child born to unmarried parents. Legally establishing paternity provides the father with certain rights. Once paternity has been established, the father has the right to visitation and to provide support. There are numerous other benefits for the father, mother, and child, including:

Adoption

The father has a say in if the child should be placed up for adoption.

Custody

When a child is involved in a divorce, it can make matters even more complex. We provide expert guidance on child custody and support laws.

Medical History

The child's doctor can access the father's family medical history.

Inheritance

The child will be considered for inheritance or any death benefits.

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How Can Paternity Be Established?

When a married couple has a child, paternity is typically established at birth. However, for a child born outside of marriage, there are numerous ways to establish the father’s paternity, both in court and outside of the courtroom. If there is any question regarding the father’s paternity, it is best to seek legal counsel. Legal paternity can be established through:

  • Voluntary Paternity Acknowledge Form
  • DNA Testing Through the Courts
  • Acknowledgment of Martial Child

Choose Our Experienced Paternity Lawyers

Our knowledgeable and experienced paternity lawyers have over 60 years of combined experience. We can provide expert legal counsel throughout the entire paternity process. The attorneys at Gabert Williams Konz & Lawrynk LLP have worked on dozens of paternity cases and understand Wisconsin law which outlines the right of the child’s father. Our team will work to ensure you have a voice in how your child is raised. Paternity law is a complex matter that requires professional and experienced legal counsel to pursue. We customize all our cases to ensure you get the outcome you deserve. Speak with our attorneys to schedule your consultation today.

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