We Do What's Right for Our Clients. Achieving the Best Possible Results on Their Behalf

Irvine Paternity Lawyers

Establishing & Contesting Paternity in Orange County, CA

Paternity may be defined as the state of being someone’s father. In family law, it is used to describe the legal state of fatherhood. When paternity is established, a man is recognized as the legal father of a child. He may be responsible for paying child support and may also have custody or visitation rights.

At Sullivan Law & Associates, we have helped men and women across Orange County through paternity proceedings. We have helped fathers gain valuable time with their children, have helped mothers secure child support, and have helped challenge unfounded paternity claims. Whether in establishing or challenging paternity, we have helped shape our clients’ lives and futures. We have fought for their goals and interests, and we are ready to see how we can help you.

Contact an Irvine paternity lawyer at (949) 565-2793.

How Does Paternity Impact a Father, Mother & Child?

Paternity will have a significant impact on the life of a father, mother, and child. It will influence:

  • Child support: whether a father must pay it and whether a mother or guardian of a child is entitled to receive it.
  • Visitation (parenting time): whether a father is entitled to court-ordered visitation time with his child.
  • Custody: whether a father has a claim to joint or sole custody of his child.

Our Irvine paternity attorneys have handled hundreds of cases related to establishing and contesting paternity. We know how to navigate our clients through these proceedings with ease, alleviating the stress they may experience if unrepresented or represented by an inexperienced lawyer. With our reputation and our track record of success in paternity actions, we can competently handle any obstacle that stands in our way to protect your rights.

To learn more, give us a call at (949) 565-2793.

Client Testimonials

  • I cannot tell you how much your support and expertise have meant to me.

    “You handled my case expertly and I was incredibly relieved with the outcome.”

    Previous Client

  • Thank you again for your efforts, advice, and guidance

    “Thank you again for your efforts, advice, and guidance. I appreciate everything you and your affiliates have done for me in this difficult time. I can’t thank Tiffany enough. Tiffany has been absolutely lovely to work with through the whole process. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.”

    Previous Client

  • I have yet to met anyone inside these institutions that have anything but profound respect and continual admiration for likely the best family law attorney in Orange County.

    “It was Richard then and it is Richard now that has allowed our son to receive more than he could have gotten from any other attorney.”

    Former Client

  • I really appreciate your help and time in representing me.

    “I am very pleased with the great result that was obtained.”

    Previous Client

  • I was amazed that you remembered facts about my case better than I did.

    “I appreciate your compassion and caring for me not only as a client but as a hurting Mom.”

    Previous Client