If you have children but are not married, parental rights need to be legally established before any child support or custody orders can be made. If one parent does not believe the child is theirs, a paternity lawyer can help determine who has the legal right to support and visitation.
How to Prepare for Your First Meeting
Generally speaking, if you have any papers that have been filed with the court, bring those with you. We will need different information for different cases.
- Specific questions you want answered or issues that are most troubling to you.
- The current custody and child support arrangement, if any, or an idea of how you would like the children to spend time with each parent.