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Paternity Cases in Everett

Our Everett Paternity Attorneys Can Help You Deal With Life-Changing Challenges

Paternity cases can pose significant challenges because emotions often run high in these situations. Paternity issues may ultimately prove simple to resolve, but this doesn't take into account the fact that the results may set off a chain reaction of legal actions dealing with child support and custody issues. When facing paternity issues as an unmarried person, it is important to utilize the knowledge and experience of Everett paternity lawyers with experience handling complicated Washington family law issues.

When questions arise involving fatherhood, the Washington Court requires that paternity be established. The stakes are obviously high, and our paternity attorneys in Everett understand that the results will dramatically affect the lives of everyone involved, especially the child.

Our qualified Everett paternity attorneys can handle cases where a man denies paternity from a mother seeking financial support. If DNA results prove this person is the father, our Everett paternity lawyers will take the necessary actions in family court to seek child support, or pursue other pertinent interests.

If a man is falsely accused by a woman of being her child's father, our Everett paternity lawyers will defend their interests by requesting the Washington court to require the other party to establish paternity.

Our Everett lawyers also handle situations where a mother denies a father visitation by claiming he is not the child's biological father. In this situation, our Everett child custody attorneys seek definitive paternal evidence that can be used in court. These sensitive situations require skilled Everett child custody lawyers that understand the immediacy of the situation, and who will work quickly on behalf of the affected party.

The results of a paternity test will likely be the most anticipated of your life, so make sure the process is done right the first time with help from our experienced team of Everett child custody attorneys.

Why is Establishing Paternity So Important for a Child?

Paternity, which means fatherhood, is important to establish for a variety of sound reasons. When establishing paternity, the action can be voluntary or involuntary, meaning the father seeks confirmation of his own will or because someone else is claiming they are the child's father. This is usually instigated by the mother of the child. The benefits to establishing paternity extend beyond legal definitions because it's also socially beneficial to the child.

Studies prove that a child has a greater sense of belonging when they know their father, and will feel more nurtured as they mature. There are also tremendous health benefits to knowing one's father, as there is access to a complete medical history.

If the father has good health benefits that extend to family, or is a veteran of the armed forces, the child may also receive these benefits. Still, the greatest benefit of establishing paternity is to ensure that the care-giving parent has the financial means to ensure the child's good health. Parents are morally obligated to look after their children, but some men may not respond without a court order mandating them to do so. Fortunately, our Everett paternity lawyers can help.

Our Professional Paternity Attorneys In Everett Offer A Free Consultation

To establish paternity, the Washington Court almost always utilizes the irrefutable evidence of a DNA test, and these results are then used by our Everett paternity lawyers to take the next step in the process, whether the results are inclusive (positive) or exclusive (negative).

After any action in regards to paternity is taken with the court, our Everett paternity attorneys will help you determine how to proceed, and if further steps are even necessary.

You will want to go over all of your personal details with your Everett child custody lawyer, because no two paternity cases are ever alike. At the Washington Family Law Group, we offer a private, free consultation designed to provide you with answers concerning paternity law without any risk.

If you decide to retain one of our Snohomish County child custody attorneys, they will treat your case with the confidentiality, seriousness, and urgency it requires. Paternity issues in Everett often merit additional attention, because results may help determine a child's medical history or even resolve issues involving family inheritance.

Talk to one of our qualified Everett child custody lawyers today and start getting reliable legal information regarding every sort of paternity issue.

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