Georgia Legitimation – Establishing a Father’s Rights

By | May 4th, 2016|Advice, Child Legitimation, Family Law|

Let’s say a child is born and the parents were either not married when the child was conceived, or were not married when the child was born, or have not married since the child was born. In that scenario, the child is "born out of wedlock". When this is the case, the father will need to commence what is known as the legitimation process in order to establish parental rights to the child. The father can also seek to prove that he is the biological father to a child he believes to be his child. A child born out of [...]