What You Must Know About Establishing Paternity in Colorado

To “establish paternity” means to determine who the legal father of a child is. When a child is born to married parents, the law automatically assumes that the mother’s husband is the child’s legal father. But when a child is born to unmarried parents, paternity will need to be established in order for the court to issue an order for child support and, for the father to invoke his parental rights (child custody and visitation). Without …


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