Top New York Paternity Attorneys Near You

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The Law Offices of Anthony A Capetola

Paternity Attorney | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

516-535-9655

Over 40 years litigation experience. Serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties with Matrimonial and Family law.

With over 40 years of experience, attorney Anthony Capetola and his associates are enjoy a reputation in Long Island as one of the finest matrimonial and family law firms. The firms legal team has over 100 years of combined experience and have handled many high-profile divorces and have litigated numerous contentious custody disputes  in federal courts. Some of their …

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Angiuli & Gentile LLP

Paternity Attorney | Serving New York, NY

866-653-4672

Full-Service Family Law Representation on Staten Island. Your priority is our priority. You can rely on us to protect your rights, your property and your children.

Legal problems involving your family, children and property may stir up strong emotions and anxiety about what the future holds. You may be worried about your finances, the affect on your children and feel like you are loosing everything you worked for. If you are facing insurmountable differences and you may be facing a divorce and child custody issues, you may want to …

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Curt Arnel & Associates

Paternity Attorney | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

347-966-7378

Family Law Attorneys Serving the Five Boroughs of NYC and All Surrounding Counties. Mr. Arnel Has More Than 30 Years of Experience Handling the Full Scope of Family Law Matters.

Have you or your spouse made the difficult decision to end your marriage? Are you involved in a dispute over child custody and visitation? No matter what family law challenge you face, your next important decision is to select a lawyer. The right lawyer plays many roles, including confidant, counselor, investigator and advocate. The right lawyer will fight for you, …

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Jayson Lutzky, PC

Paternity Attorney | Serving New York, NY

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

718-355-9175

New York City's Choice For Divorce and Family Law

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Law Office of Paul Leavin

Paternity Attorney | New York, NY

Free Consultation

646-586-5562

A Tough, Effective, Long-Time Attorney Who Truthfully Informs You on the Best Course of Action – Negotiation or Litigation

If you are looking for a large firm, where associates do most of the work on your case, then I am not the attorney for you. I litigate against those firms all the time. However, if you’re looking for a creative, tough, experienced litigator, who will give you honest answers and give your case the personal attention and care it deserves, than you can count on …

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Ingrid Gherman, P.C.

Paternity Attorney | New York, NY

Over 30 Years’ Experience Finding Solutions & Winning Cases For Clients In All Matrimonial Law Matters. A Compassionate Heart, A Legal Mind. Litigation, Appeals, Mediation. NYC Area

For over 30 years New York family law attorney Ingrid Gherman has dedicated her practice exclusively to matrimonial law, focusing on divorce and child custody. She is uniquely qualified as an extremely effective litigator and a skillful mediator. A certified divorce mediator, she is able to offer clients divorce mediation as an alternative to traditional court litigation. …

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New York Paternity Information

Are You Involved in a Paternity Case?

Paternity cases are usually brought by the mother to prove that a specific man is the father of the child she is carrying or has birthed. In proving her case, she can obtain child support and payment for expenses related to the pregnancy and birth.

Proving and Disproving Paternity

Whether you are suing or defending, contacting a New York attorney experienced in paternity law is vital. The attorney can collect evidence, identify witnesses and hire an expert to testify on your behalf. Although DNA testing is reliable, the paternity defendant can challenge the lab results as inaccurate.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in New York, NY

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

60 Centre St.,New York,NY10007
Phone: (646) 386-3600

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil Term 

80 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601

New York State Unified Court System, Supreme, Civil & Criminal Term 

111 Centre St.,New York,NY10013
Phone: (646) 386-3601