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Can I Get a Paternity Test Without My Ex Knowing?

What do I do if my ex will not agree to a paternity test? First, realize that you now have no legal relationship with the child, even if you truly believe you are the father. Without your ex’s agreement and written consent, you cannot compel any medical tests on the child. If your ex will… Read more>>

Disestablishing Paternity and the Cessation of Child Support

It’s every father’s worst nightmare to discover that they’ve been duped into thinking a child is their own. Not only have you become emotionally invested in the child, but you also have been making child support payments based upon a falsehood. If you find yourself in this devastating situation, there are steps you can take… Read more>>

Proving Paternity in California

When a couple that is not married has a child together, paternity must be legally established (babies of married couples have the benefit of presumed paternity).  Whether the couple is married or not, the mother and legal father are both responsible to provide care for the child. Here are the steps to take when proving… Read more>>

Patric goes to court over paternity rights in California

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson, Seal Beach family law attorney, posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. This story about a man fighting for his paternity rights in California to be recognized is interesting, and it may be similar to yours. In this case, his now-ex girlfriend claims that he was simply a donor,… Read more>>

Southern California woman sues over faulty paternity information

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney), A Professional Law Corporation posted Friday, February 7, 2014. Faulty Paternity Information Dispute in California Paternity cases can be fraught with anger, confusion, fear, betrayal and a multitude of other emotions. However, for one Southern California couple, the question of paternity arose unnecessarily. Now the woman… Read more>>

Mom puts son up for adoption, dad files $130 million lawsuit

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney), A Professional Law Corporation posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Mom Puts Son Up for Adoption, Causing a Paternity Stir California parents who are in the midst of a custody battle may be interested to learn that a father in Utah sued his son’s… Read more>>

Mother of actor’s son gets restraining order

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney) , A Professional Law Corporation posted on Friday, December 13, 2013. Ex Girlfriend Files Restraining Order Against Jason Patric In a case that has caught the eye of many California fathers’ rights advocates, actor Jason Patric is now subject to a restraining order that… Read more>>

Parental rights of unwed fathers

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney), A Professional Law Corporation posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The parental rights of unwed fathers can be a challenge to navigate through in California. Unmarried dads in California and elsewhere face a lot of challenges in the family law system,… Read more>>

Posirive pregnancy tests available for sale online

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney), A Professional Law Corporation posted Wednesday, September 11, 2013. A variety of reports reveal that positive pregnancy tests for sale have been floating around the Internet. People from Orange County and other points across the United States are seeing positive pregnancy… Read more>>

More single dads through surrogacy

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson (Seal Beach family law attorney), A Professional Law Corporation posted on Monday, August 26, 2013. A growing trend has emerged in which more men are deciding to become single dads via surrogacy. Some of these fathers seek paternity through surrogacy in order to have children that… Read more>>


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