Lincoln Park Paternity Attorneys

Lincoln Park Paternity Attorneys

Our Lincoln Park paternity attorneys will use their skill to advise you to get your case in the best possible position for success in your paternity case.

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O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

1941 N. Elston Ave., Ste. A Chicago, Illinois 60642

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(312) 736-1384

E-Mail:

chicago@oflaherty-law.com

Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Filing Paternity Suits in Lincoln Park

In this article, our Lincoln Park paternity attorneys explain the types of paternity cases that  three different primary types of paternity cases that can be filed in Lincoln Park.We discuss who can file a paternity suit, when can a contested paternity suit be filed and how the courts proceed with these matters. We also discuss contested paternity suits as well as the statute of limitations regarding these types of cases. The paternity case is initiated by the petitioning parent filing a petition to determine paternity and serving the responding parent with a summons.  Suit may be filed in the circuit court of any county where any party resides.

In this video, Lincoln Park paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty gives an overview of Lincoln Park paternity laws.

Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity in Lincoln Park

In this article, our Lincoln Park paternity lawyers explain the establishment of paternity by consent at birth. When children born to parents who are unmarried, hospitals and midwives are required by the Illinois Vital Records Act to provide the parents with the forms that allow the parents to simply and easily establish paternity by mutual consent, assuming that both parents agree.  If there is a presumed father other than the father signing these forms, the parents must obtain his signature as well, or submit an affidavit of the mother stating that she has complied with all required notice provisions of the Illinois Parentage Act.

In this video, paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains voluntary acknowledgement of paternity.

Defense Against Paternity Fraud in Lincoln Park

In this article, our Lincoln Park paternity attorneys explain what a "presumed father" is in Lincoln Park paternity matters. If there is a "presumed father," as defined by the Illinois Parentage Act, there is a a higher burden of proof that must be shown to show the opposite. Paternity fraud occurs when a mother leads a man to believe that he is the biological father of her child when she knows either that he is not the biological father or that he may not be the biological father.  Illinois is one of a handful of states that recognize paternity fraud as a civil cause of action.

In this video, paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains voluntary acknowledgement of paternity.

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