Navigating Paternity Issues In Michigan
When married parents have a child, the husband is presumed to be the father. When the parents are not married, however, paternity must be established by court order.
Paternity issues affect mother, father and child in numerous and significant ways. If you are seeking representation for a paternity-related matter in Michigan, the experienced attorneys at Eisenberg & Spilman, PLLC, can provide you with the guidance and advocacy you need. We are a trusted source of family law representation for clients in Birmingham and throughout the surrounding region.
Standing Up For Your Rights
We can represent you no matter what your position is in regard to a paternity action. Our clients include:
- Mothers seeking to identify the father for the purpose of seeking child support.
- Fathers who wish to legally establish their standing in order to obtain custody rights.
- Men who believe they have been falsely identified as the biological father.
Our attorneys have the skill and experience to address any issue that arises in a paternity action, including establishing an affidavit of parentage or DNA testing.
What Is Best For The Child?
In any issue that involves children, our guiding principle is protecting the best interests of the child. Determining paternity can benefit a child in many ways, from establishing a source of child support to obtaining eligibility for certain public benefits and learning valuable information about risk for genetic diseases. We are committed to protecting our clients’ parental rights and the best interests of their children.