Custody & Paternity

For couples who are not married yet have children together, issues of custody and even paternity can become quite complex. The Illinois custody and paternity attorneys at Allison & Mosby-Scott understand these complexities and are ready to help today’s parents protect their rights as they seek to parent their children well in difficult circumstances.

The Children’s Needs at the Forefront of the Case

When you face a custody or paternity question, the ultimate goal needs to be keeping the best interests of the children in mind. In most cases, this means offering continued influence and financial support from both parents. Sometimes when questions of safety arise, parents need a team of attorneys who will battle aggressively to protect their children. The Bloomington, Illinois custody & paternity attorneys at Allison & Mosby-Scott are committed to preserving the children’s best interests and safety, no matter what the circumstances are in the case. With trial experience, these attorneys will aggressively protect the rights of the children involved in these cases.

Protecting Parenting Rights

If a mother and father are not married, the mother is automatically given custody of the child until a court intervenes. Concerned fathers who want to have an influence on the lives of their children may need to seek court intervention to protect their parenting rights. The team at Allison & Mosby-Scott understand that children need influence from both their mothers and their fathers, and we will fight aggressively to protect that right for our clients.

If paternity is in question, Bloomington, Illinois custody & paternity attorneys at Allison & Mosby-Scott can help. Through paternity testing and resulting custody hearings, the proper parenting responsibility can be determined.

Establishing Paternity

Establishing paternity is important to both fathers and mothers in these cases. Paternity establishment gives a father parenting rights, including the right to pursue custody of the children. Paternity establishment gives mothers the right to seek support from the children’s father. In both of these cases, the help of a qualified attorney is key to a successful outcome.

Trusted Bloomington, Illinois Custody & Paternity Attorneys

Whether paternity is established, custody cases can be highly emotional, intense and complex. Allison & Mosby-Scott is ready to help. Serving McLean County, Livingston County, DeWitt County, Logan County, Tazewell County, Woodford County, Peoria County, Ford County, Bloomington Illinois, Normal Illinois, Central Illinois and the surrounding communities, this team of custody and paternity attorneys has trial experience. They know when to settle a case to get the best possible outcome for their clients. For assistance with care and personal attention, trust the team at Allison & Mosby-Scott.