Petition for Paternity
This form packet may be helpful if you are a parent who would like to ask the court to establish paternity when paternity has not already been established.
What are the qualifications?
- Paternity has not been established with the court yet.
We recommend you set aside 1 hour to complete all forms. Representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. If you do choose to represent yourself, click here for what you need to know.
We’ve provided instructions on how to complete these forms on your own but representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many reasons why hiring an attorney is a good idea. In fact, we suggest that even if you use the forms provided on this site that you still talk with an attorney before submitting the forms to a court to get the best result possible.
Review the Petition for Paternity Instructions attached below. You will use these instructions to complete the Paternity Forms court forms.
Complete the Petition for Paternity forms packet attached below.
Once the court approves your filed forms, you may need to take more steps. Review the resources in this section for help and information.