Paternity is often an important aspect of a divorce case. After all, if a man is not the father, he is not expected to pay child support and will earn no visitation rights. If there is any disagreement or doubt surrounding a father’s obligations in your divorce case, be sure to discuss what may be involved in filing paternity cases. Either party can bring up a paternity suit, Often women may wish to deny visitation rights or obtain child support and men may desire the opposite actions. A Garwood Family Law and Mediation lawyer familiar with paternity cases can help you file your paternity suit. In most instances, it is beneficial to everyone involved, including the child, to be absolutely certain about the fatherhood of the man in question. Learn more about How to Determine Child Custody and Visitation Rights in this video. Contact a San Diego paternity lawyer from Garwood Family Law and Mediation today to discuss your case and learn how establishment of paternity may affect your divorce.