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The consequences of paternity fraud

It’s important for most men to know that they’re the biological fathers to the children they call their own. But when paternity tests have been skewed and a man who believed he fathered a child realizes that’s not actually the case, it can be devastating. Michigan...

What if a paternity test is refused?

There are many reasons the biological father of a child should be known. Paternity tests are taken in Michigan primarily in regard to child custody, child support and visitation issues. But what happens when either the mother or the alleged father refuses a...

How to dispute a paternity ruling

Determining who the legal father of a child is can be significant for several different reasons. First, the father may be entitled to visitation rights and be required to pay child support to the mother. Furthermore, the child and mother may be entitled to learn more...

Are mistakes ever made during paternity testing?

Establishing paternity is an important part of proving that a relationship exists between a man and a child. In Michigan, a man may be asked to submit to genetic testing in order to demonstrate or disprove his affiliation with a child. If he is found to be the child's...

How do DNA tests determine paternity?

When a child is born to unmarried parents in Michigan who are no longer in a relationship with one another, if the father wishes to pursue custody or visitation rights or if the mother wishes to pursue child support from the father, paternity needs to be established....

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