Paternity Aurora, IL Lawyers
Paternity Aurora, IL is the legal relationship between a father and his child. Paternity cases involve children who are born out of wedlock. “Paternity” laws are contained in the Illinois Parentage Act, the Illinois Supreme Court Rules, the Illinois Domestic Violence Act, as well as the Illinois Appellate and Illinois Supreme Court cases interpreting those statutes.
In paternity Aurora, IL cases, child support, custody and visitation are the main issues. Many cases are filed because the mother is making a claim for child support, or filed because the father wants to establish his parental rights and seek custody or visitation. Paternity Aurora, IL establishment is a prerequisite for obtaining a child support order. Some of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act laws, such as laws related to child support, custody and visitation are incorporated into the Illinois Parentage Act. There have been changes to these laws in the past several years, especially concerning the establishment of paternity, whether by acknowledgement of paternity or DNA. Many clients confuse these issues with whether or not a father is named on the birth certificate.