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What situations are paternity tests helpful in?

Texan fathers like you may find yourselves in a bit of a tricky situation if you and your partner ever get a divorce. In these trying times, the Law Offices of Keith E. Holloway, will be here to explain the benefits of getting a paternity test done and why you may want to consider it.

Paternity tests can reveal a direct biological link between people. It shows that a child is biologically tied to their father, which is important if you were not able to sign the birth certificate or don’t otherwise have legal paternity established yet.

Why is it important, exactly? In matters specifically concerning divorce, only the biological parents have rights to certain things related to their child. For example, only biological parents have child custody or visitation rights. In short, if you cannot prove that you are legally the father of your child, then you have no real way to fight for custody. You won’t even have the ability to create a visitation schedule in some cases.

If you are only an alleged father, you won’t be able to enjoy the same benefits and rights that a legal father would, either. This includes having a say in your child’s religious or educational upbringing, medical decisions, and other important, life-shaping choices.

If you wish to take a paternity test to prove that you are the biological father of your child, you can take a look at our web page here to learn more about what you should do next.

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Keith has been very helpful with my divorce. He suggested a great mediator and did everything possible to answer all my questions, and guide me through this very difficult part of my life. I would highly recommend him!
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