It’s no secret that the family court system has a tendency to stack the deck against fathers. That can be especially true for unmarried dads.
Paternity fraud is a serious problem in the United States that can devastate entire families and has been labeled a national epidemic. It is exceptionally easy for a mother to tab a man with a false claim of paternity, and likewise, for a biological father to be cut out from his child’s life.
Cordell & Cordell family law attorney Megan Trefry explains why unmarried fathers must be proactive when establishing paternity and what steps they need to take to ensure their parental rights are protected.