Rock Island County Paternity Attorneys | Paternity Lawyers, Rock Island County

Rock Island County Paternity Attorneys | Paternity Lawyers, Rock Island County

Our experienced Rock Island County paternity attorneys are your aggressive advocates that will ensure you receive excellent representation and we use every tool at our disposal to give you a favorable resolution to your Rock Island County paternity case. Our Rock Island paternity lawyers have successfully resolved all types of paternity matters including contested paternity, voluntary acknowledgement, fraud, and matters where one parent is incarcerated. We're here to be your advocate and in your corner.

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Our Experienced Rock Island County Paternity Attorneys Handle Cases Including But Not Limited To:

  • General Family Law
  • ​Divorce & Legal Separation
  • Child Custody Issues 
  • Child Support
  • Paternity
  • Collaborative & Cooperative Divorce
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Spousal Maintenance, Spousal Support & Alimony
  • Prenuptial Agreements 
  • Orders of Protection
  • Adoption
  • Property Division
  • Joint Parenting Agreements
  • Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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O'Flaherty Law of Davenport

201 W. 2nd St., Ste. 400A Davenport, IA 52801

Phone:

(563) 503-6910

E-Mail:

davenport@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 Rock Island County

In this article, our Rock Island County paternity attorneys explain the types of paternity cases that can be filed in Rock Island County courts. There are three different primary types of paternity cases that can be filed and we discuss who can file a paternity suit, when can a contested paternity suit be filed and how the courts proceed with these matters and explain contested paternity suits as well as the statute of limitations regarding these types of cases.

Read more by our Rock Island County paternity attorneys about the different types of Rock Island County paternity cases.

In this video, Rock Island County paternity lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty gives an overview of Rock Island County paternity laws.

Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity in Rock Island County

Our Rock Island County paternity lawyers in this article explain the establishment of paternity by consent at birth and also how children born to patents 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.  These forms include:

  • Petitions to declare paternity by consent
  • An agreed order to be entered by the court establishing paternity.
  • 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.

Read the full article by our Rock Island County paternity attorneys explaining how to establish paternity by consent.

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

Defense Against Paternity Fraud in Rock Island County

In this article, our Rock Island County paternity attorneys examine paternity fraud and causes of actions against paternity fraud in Rock Island Count. We also discuss what a presumed father is in paternity matters.

A "presumed father" is considered if any of the following are true:

  • You were married to the child's mother, in a civil union, or in a substantially similar relationship at the time of birth;
  • You were in a marriage, civil union, or a substantially similar relationship that was terminated within 300 days prior to the child being born;
  • You were in an invalid marriage or civil union at the time of birth or within 300 days prior to the time of birth, which was entered into in apparent compliance with the law;
  • You married the child's mother after the birth of the child and are listed as the child's father on the birth certificate.  

Read more by our Rock Island County paternity lawyers explaining the cause of action against paternity fraud in Rock Island paternity cases.

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

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