Dedicated Family Lawyers

Los Angeles Paternity Lawyer

Help from a Certified Family Law Specialist

Establishing a Paternity Test

If you need legal assistance with a family law case, you have come to the right place. At the Law Offices of Kenneth U. Reyes, P.C., Our attorneys have the legal resources and insight required to handle these kinds of cases. With 25 years of combined experience and countless satisfied clients behind us, we can help you, regardless of whether you are a father interested in assuming your paternity rights or you are a mother who wishes to petition for child support.

Can You Sue for False Paternity in California?

Yes, a man can sue the child's mother if she lied about him being the father. According to the statute of limitations in California, filing a petition to disestablish paternity is five years. Therefore, a woman has a legal obligation to tell the correct man he is the child's father.

Our firm can help you establish paternity under the following circumstances:

  • Acknowledged father: The man admits paternity/ parents agree on paternity.
  • Presumed father: The man agrees to give the child his last name on birth certificate; the man was married to the mother when the child was born or at the time the child was conceived; the man welcomed the child into his home.
  • Alleged father: An unmarried man who impregnates a woman.

Ready to Assert Your Paternity Rights? Contact Us for a Consultation in LA

Attorneys Practicing Since 1999

Our firm's founder is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. What does this mean to you? It means that when you turn to our firm for assistance, you will be turning to a firm that truly knows family law. In the event your case must be resolved in court, you can feel at ease in knowing that your rights and interests are being safeguarded by our top-notch divorce lawyers. Once paternity is established, then the issues of legal and physical custody will be determined by the court.

We are on your side!

As with any legal matter, the sooner you take action, the higher your chances are of obtaining the favorable case outcome you desire. We will roll up our sleeves and help you resolve your paternity matter as quickly as possible. The Law Offices of Kenneth U. Reyes, APC can get you through this, step by step.

Please call our office to get full protection of your paternal rights.

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    why choose our firm?

    • Board-Certified Family Law Specialist
    • Over 25 Years of Legal Experience
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