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Paternity

Paternity means that a man is a child's legal father.

When a man is a child's legal father, he has legal rights and responsibilities to his child:

 

Who is the Legal Father?

If the mother is married when the child is born, her spouse is considered the other legal parent.

If the mother is not married when a child is born, the child has no legal father and the biological father has no rights or responsibilities to the child.

There are two ways to establish that a father is a child's legal father when the mother is not married when a child is born:

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