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In this article, our McHenry County paternity lawyers explain the primary causes of action in McHenry County paternity cases. We explain the differences between cases to establish paternity by mutual agreement of the parents, paternity litigation, and cases to establish the non-existence of a father-child relationship.
In this article, our McHenry County paternity lawyers explain Illinois paternity litigation. We discuss the statute of limitations to declare the non-existence of a father child relationship. The notice that is required to be given to the "presumed father," who qualifies as a "presumed father," and how paternity is proven through DNA tests and testimony.
Read the full article by our McHenry County paternity attorneys explaining paternity litigation.
In this article, our McHenry County paternity attorneys explain how to establish paternity by consent in McHenry County, Illinois. Acccording to the Illinois Vital Records Act, forms to establish paternity by consent must be provided to all non-married parents at the hospital when the child is born. These include a verified petition to establish paternity by consent and an agreed order to establish paternity. We discuss how to file these forms and how the existence of a "presumed father" impacts paternity by consent.