Helping you assert your fathers’ rights
Whether married or unmarried, parents in Illinois face a wide variety of challenges. While most of these involve how best to raise a child, some parents fight to assert their parental rights. In some cases, fathers are not instantly afforded parental rights when a child is born. Sometimes a father must take certain steps to invoke his rights, because it must be proven that he is in fact the father.
Fathers’ rights issues could occur in a wide variety of situations. Whether a father is seeking to gain custody or visitation rights or prove that he is not obligated to pay child support for a child that is not his, it is important to understand how this process is completed and addressed. At Stange Law Firm, P.C., our attorneys have helped individuals in the Springfield area navigate family law issues, such as paternity.
It is not easy being involved in an emotional battle, especially when a child is in the midst of it. Fathers’ rights issues can stem from a wide variety of circumstances, and our attorneys are knowledgeable and well-versed is all pertinent laws. We understand it is not easy to address these problems; therefore, we are particularly sensitive to the needs and interests of our clients.
Caring for a child and having child support obligations enforced against you when you do not believe you are the father is a difficult situation. Whether you want to prove you are the father or not the father of a child, a DNA test is one route to go. This can help a man evidence his position in the matter, providing him with access to a child or relieving him of financial obligations.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s fathers’ rights website. Our law firm takes the time to examine all the facts and issues of our client’s matters, helping them understand how best to move forward. Understanding your rights and options in your matter could help you resolve a family law issue, protecting the best interests of the child or children involved.