Establishing Paternity

Frisco Paternity Lawyers

Protecting Your Parental Rights

The delicate nature of paternity cases means they are best handled by experienced attorneys who focus on family law issues. John J. Pfister, Jr. is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has 25 years of experience. Our paternity lawyers in Frisco know how to approach these sensitive cases. We refuse to back down from a fight until our clients are satisfied with the results.

Call us at (972) 370-5172 or complete our online contact form to request a free consultation today.

Reasons to Establish Paternity

There are two primary reasons individuals seek to establish parentage or engage a paternity lawyer: issues involving child support and issues involving child custody.

A mother may request a paternity test and file a paternity suit to establish parentage and enforce child support obligations. A father may file a paternity suit to avoid paying child support for a child who is not his. He may also wish to establish his paternity and gain child custody and visitation rights.

Our experienced Frisco paternity lawyers can help you understand the paternity action you face while protecting your rights and legal interests.

Who We Represent

At Pfister Family Law, we represent both mothers and potential fathers in paternity actions. We are quite familiar with the legal process and can advise you as to whether filing a paternity suit is your best option.

If you are a mother seeking the child support you are owed from your child’s father, we can help you hold the father accountable. Our paternity action will likely require the alleged father to submit to a DNA test.

If you are a father seeking custody of your child, we can help you submit a claim and guide you through the lawsuit. If you are the biological father, you have custody rights as a parent, and we want to help establish and protect them.

If you are a father who denies parentage of a child, we can represent you during the paternity action. You will remain informed about the process and the status of your case along the way.

Putting Our Clients First

Our goal is to put clients first. We truly care about achieving favorable results and providing high-quality legal representation for every case we handle. Your situation is unique – that is why we take the time to listen to your goals and familiarize ourselves with your situation before crafting a legal strategy.

We believe that "attitude is everything." This means we:

  • Strive to be responsive, attentive, and compassionate
  • Commit to constantly adding to our legal knowledge
  • Prepare each case for the possibility of a jury trial
  • Are aggressive and proactive for our clients
  • Work toward resolution

Schedule a free consultation with Pfister Family Law by calling (972) 370-5172.

Trusted Recommendations

  • “John Pfister is by far the best Family Law Attorney in Frisco. He has represented my husband in his custody case (ongoing) as well as getting final orders in my custody case. He keeps in touch, keeps ...”

    - R.P.
  • “John Pfister has been an exceptional family attorney for me during some seriously tumultuous times. My ex and I have gone through two different modifications (for reasons I will not go into). John ...”

    - Christian
  • “As you will probably read in the previous reviews John is everything that you expect from a competent attorney. He also told me straight up from the beginning that he is not the cheapest and actually ...”

    - Former Client
  • “I've been through two divorces with two separate attorneys, unfortunately, but choosing John Pfister was the right choice for my 2nd divorce. John and his excellent staff took the time to understand ...”

    - Craig
  • “John Pfister has been an exceptional family attorney for me during some seriously tumultuous times. My ex and I have gone through two different modifications (for reasons I will not go into). John ...”

    - Christian J.
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What Makes Pfister Family Law?

  • We Always Think in Terms of Resolution
  • We Offer Child Custody and Parenting Agreements
  • We Prepare Each Case for the Possibility of a Jury Trial
  • We Commit to Constantly Adding to Our Legal Knowledge
  • We Strive to Be Responsive, Attentive and Compassionate