A paternity dispute occurs when the identity of a biological father is uncertain.


A man whose name does not appear on a child's birth certificate must prove his paternity before he can seek custody. On the other hand, a mother also needs to prove paternity if she wants to get child support from the alleged father. 


Things can get even more complicated if either party believes the incorrect man has been listed as the child's father on his/her birth certificate. 

DNA will reveal the ultimate truth, but the court process is still complicated. 

Blood Sample

Whether you are a mother or a father, Ruppert Law Firm LLC is here to help. If you have a paternity dispute in Western Pennsylvania, we will help you find the truth, and protect your rights and your child's rights. 

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