Paternity & Legitimation
Paternity and Legitimation
A paternity suit is when a mother who is not married to the father of her baby brings a lawsuit to declare who the father of the child is. A legitimation suit is where the father of the child brings a lawsuit against the mother to declare that he is the father of the child.…Read More
How Do I Establish Paternity for My Child?
Georgia law provides for a number of different ways in which a parent can establish paternity. Paternity establishes a legal father for a child. If parties are legally married at the time of a child’s birth, paternity is automatically established. If parents are not married at the time of the parties’ marriage, however, one or…Read More