Paternity Guarantee Custody Rights!

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illinoisdivorcelaws@ 10-22-2013 @ 1:59 AM                          

Joined: Aug 2013
Does Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity Guarantee Custody Rights?

Paternity establishes a legal relationship between a father and his child. Many other parental rights and obligations - including child support, child custody, and visitation - hinge on establishing paternity.

In Illinois, if the mother is (or was) married when the child was conceived and/or born, her husband (or ex-husband) is legally presumed to be the father of that child. If, on the other hand, the parents of the child were not married to each other when the child was conceived and or born, the father is deemed the "alleged father" until paternity is legally established. Read more.....

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