Yes! This is also known as an acknowledgement of paternity. However, in Texas, there are 5 steps that must be followed for the acknowledgement to be valid.
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
In family law cases that involve children, the very first thing that must be established is whether or not a parent-child relationship exists. Usually, the answer as to who the child’s mother is is not an issue. Texas Family Code Section 160.204 covers presumption of paternity.
Who is the father of the child? In Texas, there are 5 ways in which a man can become the legal father of a child.