Who Can File a Paternity Suit
If there are questions regarding paternity, or if individuals want to make sure they are considered the legal parent of the child, a paternity suit can be filed.
A suit can be filed by:
- The mother of the child
- The man claiming to be the father
- A man presumed to be the father
- The child via a representative
- The Texas attorney general’s office
We can help you file for a paternity test.
Let Us Help You Fight for Your Child
Proving parentage establishes certain legal duties and grants parental rights. Child support, conservatorship, and visitation are all impacted by parentage. If you are a father who wants to have a say in how your child is raised, or if you are a mother who wants to hold a father accountable, contact our office. Call to schedule a consultation with our paternity lawyer. We are located in Austin, Texas, and serve families in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop, and Bexar counties.