Key Information to Keep in Mind When Establishing Paternity in NJ

January 7, 2022

Establishing paternity in New Jersey begins the path that further determines a child’s parental relationships and benefits. Parents are legally responsible for the health and welfare of their children whether or not they are in a relationship together. By demonstrating or refuting paternity, the courts can thereby determine who will be obligated to see to their care and education. Determining paternity is a process that can be complicated when the child’s father refuses to accept responsibility. It is best to […]

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Passaic County Birth Father’s Rights

October 24, 2018

Contact Woodland Park family lawyers about your paternal and adoption rights today 973-233-4396 Giving consent allows a loving family to adopt New Jersey adoptions generally require the consent of both biological parents. One of the first steps in the adoption procedure is for the biological parents to legally give their consent to the course of adoption for the child. The consent has the effect of relinquishing their parental rights over the child. If the birth father is participating and acknowledges […]

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Should I name the father on the birth certificate?

October 16, 2018

Passaic County Lawyers Discuss the Pros and Cons of Naming Biological Father Hospital Birth Certificate The father’s name is automatically included on the birth certificate when the birth mother is married. Legally, her husband is presumed to be the child’s father. In the case of an unmarried birth mother, adding the biological father’s name on the birth certificate is not automatic; he must agree and sign. Here are a few facts and the main Pros and Cons that both birth […]

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