Practice Areas

Legitmation & Paternity 

Georgia law on the rights of unwed parents can be confusing and complicated.  All too often, parents wrongly believe that the listing of a father on the birth certificate of a child is all that is needed to secure certain rights.  The lawyers at Smith & Lake understand the rights of unwed parents and have significant experience is assisting clients in establishing parental rights and in securing the right to collect child support for children born out of wedlock.