It's called legitimation if the father seeks to prove the child is his, and it's called paternity if the mother seeks to prove a man is the father.
Whether he is representing the mother or the father, Scott Shaw knows the law and will develop the arguments effectively.
Until legitimation is finalized in court, a child born outside of marriage in the state of Georgia has no legal father.
Scott Shaw has years of experience with paternity law - an uncommon area of focus in family law. He often represents unmarried parents in custody and legitimation matters.
Stereotypes in our society continue to portray mothers as the proper custodians of children, and fathers as providers who work outside the home.
Scott Shaw knows how to demonstrate a father's parenting skills and break down power of the stereotype in child custody matters.
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