Tag: child support

The importance of legally establishing paternity for unmarried fathers

The importance of legally establishing paternity for unmarried fathers

In the State of Illinois, if a couple is married and the wife has a child, it is automatically presumed that the husband is the father. No further legal recourse is needed in order for him to be acknowledged as the legal father. However, in the event that the couple is unmarried, the father is not given the presumption that his in fact the father. He must formally establish paternity.

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Child custody and support: What fathers should know

Child custody and support: What fathers should know

When a husband and wife split it is taxing on both parties and even children.

Fathers should always know their rights when it comes to child custody in a divorce. It can get easy to get caught up in the stress of splitting up assets and deciding what to do with the house and other aspects of a divorce.

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