State administrative agencies will often help establish paternity and set child support obligations. However, many do not understand that these same administrative agencies will not enter child custody or visitation awards. When many realize this, they are miffed and cannot understand why. Find out more in this episode. You can also read an article on Family Law Headquarters titled: Paternity cases: Why The State Will Not Establish Custody. You can also call us at 855-805-0595 or call our Missouri, Illinois and Kansas Paternity Lawyers.