Chicago Paternity Lawyers
Whether you are attempting to prove or contest paternity, we are on your side.
Paternity, legally known as Parentage, establishes a parent-child relationship and with this determination comes certain rights and responsibilities.
If parents are not married, it is necessary to establish paternity in order to define parental rights and responsibilities such as decision-making abilities, child support, child custody and visitation. Whether you are attempting to prove or contest paternity, it is important to have an experienced Chicago paternity lawyer on your side.
At Chicago Family Lawyers, Hoffenberg & Block, we provide individualized representation to clients for a wide range of paternity matters. Our attorneys will take the time to learn about your situation and provide honest advice regarding your options. We will guide you through the entire process, from DNA testing to establishing support, visitation, custody and other parental rights. We represent clients seeking to establish or challenge paternity in Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Will County and McHenry County and throughout the Chicagoland area.
When dealing with custody, visitation and other matters involving children, many people incorrectly assume that the courts will always judge in favor of the mother. Courts focus, however, is on the best interests of the child. Every case is determined based on its individual facts and circumstances.
No matter how complex of a legal matter you are facing, our experienced paternity lawyers have the knowledge and skill required to assist you. Whenever possible, we will aim to settle matters through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution. However, we also are strong litigators who will fully advocate for your interests in the courtroom.