Paternity leave has been on the news recently, with Texas Rangers Colby Lewis making headlines as the first MLB player to officially request leave—to the disappointment of some vocal Rangers fans.
You might not be an MLB player, but many companies have paternity leave provisions for their employees. They will usually require the father to complete legal documentation to comply with company policy and/or labor laws.
If you are worried about not being able to take paternity leave because you and your partner are not married, your company may be willing to accept a paternity test as proof of paternity. A legal DNA test will provide scientific proof of paternity, and can be done as soon as the baby is born, or even during pregnancy through prenatal paternity testing.
Call us today at 1-800-613-5768 to learn more about DNA paternity testing.
When a married woman gives birth, her husband is typically assumed to be the child’s father and is given that status on the birth certificate. But if a woman is unmarried, a man must formally be named the father to establish legal paternity. The man must usually sign...