How Can I Establish The Fatherhood Of My Child?

If you are the parent of a minor child, you may ask DCS for paternity establishment services. If you would like a DCS application, contact DCS. If you are the father of a child, you may sign an acknowledgement of paternity. An acknowledgement of paternity is a statement signed by you and the mother of the child attesting that you are the child`s biological or natural father.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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