Unmarried men who father children do not automatically gain parental rights. This can create problems for men looking to establish a relationship with their child and for women who require financial support to meet the needs of their sons or daughters. At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC in Tucson, our accomplished family lawyers deliver comprehensive counsel in a full range of paternity matters. We guide clients in situations where both parents agree on legal parenthood as well as in situations involving disputed paternity. Though you might believe that your case is simple, there are many complex legal, financial and even scientific issues that can come into play. Our highly qualified Arizona attorneys can help ensure that your rights are protected no matter what the circumstances are in your case.
We know that children benefit when they have strong relationships with both parents, which is why we work diligently on parenting cases that involve:
Whether you’re looking to establish or deny paternity, don’t hesitate to get the effective legal guidance you need to understand your options.
When a man is wrongly assigned paternity, it creates serious problems for both him and the child. If you believe that a child is not yours despite the mother’s insistence, our skillful litigators will work to disprove the claim against you. In many cases, these determinations turn on DNA evidence. To establish paternity, courts require a result of 95 percent certainty that the named man is the child’s biological father. We can explain the testing procedure and search for other information that supports your case.
Goldstein & Scopellite, PC assists Arizona clients with paternity issues and other family law matters. Please call 520-365-3185 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at our Tucson office.