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What rights to my child do I gain with proof of paternity?

In Minnesota there are several scenarios under which a man is presumed to be a child's father. For example, if the man is married to the child's mother then it is presumed that he is the father. Also, if the child is not an adult and the man holds the child out as his offspring and allows the child to live in his home, then the man will also be presumed to be the child's father. There are other established presumptions of paternity that readers may discuss with their family law attorneys.

Assertive legal help for Minnesota same-sex partners

Gays and lesbians have long faced challenges before the law, from the right to marry to the right to adopt a child. Nowadays, same-sex partners in Minnesota still face countless challenges, particularly when it comes to the area of family law. Sadly, changes in the law often seem to precede changes in society, and bias and prejudice are obstacles that many same-sex partners face every day. For family law dilemmas, it may necessary to seek experienced, assertive legal help.

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