A legal father is the man recognized by the state as the child’s father. Sometimes legal recognition of the father is called paternity.
Info for and about fathers
A presumed father is someone that the courts treat as the legal father.
Yes, in most cases.
You can ask the court to order the other parent to pay child support.
A presumed father has the same rights as the mother.
A natural father (also called an alleged father) does not have as many rights as a presumed father.