Our highly skilled Quad City Paternity attorneys are here to advocate and be your legal shields in your Quad City paternity matters. We are specialized in all forms of paternity law including voluntary acknowledgment of paternity, Quad Cities paternity fraud matters, and all other Quad Cities paternity matters. We are equipped with the necessary skills to help you reach a favorable conclusion in your Quad Cities paternity matter.
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In this video, Quad City paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty gives an overview of Quad City paternity laws.
In this article, our Quad Cities paternity attorneys explain the types of paternity cases that may arise. There are three primary types of paternity cases that can be filed in Quad Cities. The cases include the following:
Our Moline paternity lawyers explain who can file a paternity suit, when a contested paternity suit can be filed and how the courts proceed with these matters. We also examine contested paternity suits as well as the statute of limitations regarding these types of cases to help you make educated decisions regarding your Quad Cities paternity matter.
In this video, Quad City paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains voluntary acknowledgement of paternity.
In this article, our Quad Cities paternity lawyers discuss the establishment of paternity by consent at birth, known as voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.
When children are born to unmarried parents, hospitals and midwives are required by the Illinois Vital Records Act to provide the parents with the forms that allow the parents to establish paternity easily by mutual consent, assuming that both parents agree. These forms include:
If the parents are in agreement about paternity, they can execute these forms and deliver them to the clerk of the circuit court. The judge will then enter the agreed order without requiring the parents to appear in court.
Quad City paternity attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the defense against paternity fraud in Quad City family law cases.
In this article, our Quad City paternity attorneys discuss paternity fraud in Quad City paternity matters. They explain what a "presumed father" is in Quad Cities 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 for opposite.
Determination of a "presumed father" depends on the following statements. If one is true, there is a "presumed father" in the relationship: