Establishing paternity allows parents to request child support payments, receive parent-time, establish child custody, and more. However, the process of doing so is complex and lengthy, especially for people who are unfamiliar with it. This is why it is of the utmost importance to speak with a skilled attorney if you are trying to establish or contest paternity in this state.
At Ted Weckel, Attorney at Law, our paternity lawyer in Salt Lake City has nearly three decades of experience in this practice area. As a result, we have successfully helped many clients assert their parental rights and achieve their legal goals. We can assist you, as well. Our team can efficiently navigate you throughout the entire process from start to finish, protecting your rights and fighting for your best interests.
Why Establish Paternity?
Court determination, voluntary declaration, and agency action are the only ways to establish paternity.
Establishing paternity enables fathers to:
- Give their children the benefits of inheritance, military allowances, veteran's benefits, and Social Security payments.
- Have a legal say in decisions regarding the children’s lives.
- Give their children medical and life insurance.
- Establish custody or parent-time.
- Provide child support.
Whether you are a father seeking to establish your parental rights or you are a mother trying to get child support to care for your children, Ted Weckel, Attorney at Law can help. As a small firm, we are able to commit 100 percent of our resources and time to each of our clients. When you hire our lawyer, you will also have an entire team of experienced professionals by your side.
Call (801) 845-9029 Today
No matter how tough your situation is, we have the experience and knowledge required to help you resolve it. Reach out to our firm today and schedule a consultation with our paternity attorney in Salt Lake City. We can discuss your case with you and help you figure out the best way to move forward.
Call Ted Weckel, Attorney at Law today at (801) 845-9029 to schedule your initial consultation.
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Why Experience Matters
Having been a member of the bar since 1991, Ted has expertise in divorce, child custody, or alimony modification is needed to protect your rights and quality of life. Judges and opposing attorneys in Utah are more persuaded by a lawyer who exhibits knowledge of the law, preparation, and respect.
A Zealous Advocate
As a professional family law attorney in Salt Lake City, Ted is knowledgeable, collaborative and personable. He is a zealous advocate for his clients with a great deal of successful courtroom and mediation experience. We understand that expertise and integrity is key.
Practicing Law Since 1991
Hundreds of Successful Mediations or Verdicts
Prepares an In-Depth Strategy for Every Case
18 Published Appellate Opinions
6 Years Experience as a Judge Pro Tempore
Since 1993, our team at Ted Weckel, Attorney at Law has been helping clients throughout Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas resolve their family law problems. We can help you, too. To speak with our knowledgeable attorney, reach out to our firm and schedule a consultation. You can rely on us for well-informed advice and strong representation.