All posts in Paternity

Can My Boyfriend Refuse To Take A Paternity Test?

My boyfriend's grandfather has custody of my boyfriend's daughter. He is pressing the issue of a paternity test because my boyfriend is not on his daughter's birth certificate. There is no doubt that his daughter is his. Read more [...]

How Can I Legally Serve My Child’s Father?

I am having an issue where my daughter's father does not have a verified address to serve him for paternity establishment. My daughter is 7-years-old and in August of 2013, my daughter's father decided, after having another child he was going to deny he was the father of my daughter. He was offered a DNA test when she was 10-months-old and refused it, stating he knew she was his child. Read more [...]

Can My Daughter Refuse To Take A Paternity Test?

I have a 15-year-old daughter. A man that is claiming he wants paternity done has not been around much before now. My question is as her mother, do I have to force her to take the test? Read more [...]

How Do I Obtain Parental Rights Over My Son?

My son is going to be 2 on the 29th of May of 2015 and I have had him since he was 2-weeks-old. Read more [...]

How Can My Boyfriend Establish Paternity?

My son is 2-years-old. I listed my boyfriend as his legal father because we were together. However, we were not together when I became pregnant. My boyfriend has filed to petition paternity through the state of Missouri. Read more [...]

Can Parental Rights Be Voluntarily Terminated Pursuant To An Agreement?

I am a lesbian and I want to use one of my guy friends to have a child. I want to know if I can use an agreement between both him and I to relieve him of his rights and responsibilities for the child? Read more [...]