Maryland Paternity

Fathers play an important role in the lives of children. Whether you are the father of a child, and you are unmarried, separated, or divorced from the mother, you have the right to seek custody or visitation with your child. However, to protect your parental rights, you must establish paternity. Without establishing paternity, you cannot obtain a court order for custody or visitation.

How to Establish Paternity in Montgomery County, Maryland and Prince George’s County, Maryland

In Maryland, Paternity can be established in several ways. The first is at the time of birth, where the father signs his name on the child’s birth certificate.

If you are a child’s birth father but did not sign the birth certificate, you can file an affidavit of parentage with Maryland’s Division of Vital Records. If the mother disputes your claim, you may need to go to court to prove that you are the child’s father and that your involvement in the child’s life is in their best interest.

Courts in Maryland make decisions based on the child’s best interests, so you will need a skilled paternity attorney to advocate on your behalf. Additionally, if you are not the child’s biological father but need to establish paternity through marriage and legal guardianship, legal assistance is crucial.

Hire An Experienced Maryland Paternity Attorney from The Law Office of LaSheena M. Williams

We understand that Maryland paternity cases can be emotionally challenging for both parents and children. Whether you are a father seeking to establish paternity, a mother seeking child support, or a party disputing paternity, we are here to provide legal advice tailored to your unique situation.

Contact an Established Father’s Rights Attorney Today in Montgomery County, Maryland and Prince George’s County, Maryland Today

If you are involved in a paternity matter in Maryland, it is essential to seek legal advice. Our firm is here to help you understand your rights and the potential impact of paternity determinations on your case.

You can reach the Law Office of LaSheena M. Williams at (301) 778-9950 or You can also make an online request to schedule a consultation with an experienced Maryland Paternity Attorney. We are committed to providing you with the guidance and representation you need to navigate the complexities of paternity law in Maryland.

Your child’s future and your parental rights matter, and we are here to protect them.

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