Paternity is equally as important for mothers as it is for fathers. For mothers, failing to prove who the biological father is could mean no help supporting the child. On the other hand, it is in a father’s, or prospective fathers’, best interest to prove that they are the biological father for the purpose of establishing a relationship with their child, ensuing custody battles, etc. Protecting your paternal rights is something to take serious. Because so much is on the line regarding paternity, many people find it beneficial to seek an experienced family law attorney to help them handled the process.