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5 Ways That Paternity Can Be Established in Florida
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Category: Paternity

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As the father of a child or children, you have a lot of responsibilities. The emotional and mental labor that comes with being a parent makes it one of the hardest jobs in the world. And while this job can be done without any official documents or signatures to prove your connection to your child, it is understandable if a man wants to establish paternity and claim the right to… Read More [+]


The Pros and Cons of Establishing Paternity in Florida
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When two parents are not married and the biological father is not present at the birth of a child, the “father” portion of the child’s birth certificate will most likely be left blank. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. You can fill in that blank by establishing paternity.
 
Should you do this? Is it worth the legal proceedings and fees for testing? Ultimately that depends on you,… Read More [+]


How Establishing Paternity Can Get You Child Support
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Providing for your child is hard enough, but providing for your child as a single mother is especially difficult.
 
Even if you were never married to the father of your child and his name is not present on your child’s birth certificate, there is a way to hold him responsible and get him to provide for his son or daughter: child support.
 
Of course, child support only comes… Read More [+]


How and Why to Establish Paternity in Florida
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Category: Family Law | Paternity

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Paternity is a legal recognition of fatherhood. If a mother is married when she gives birth, the state of Florida assumes that the child’s father is her husband.
 
But as non-traditional family structures become more commonplace in the US, questions may arise about paternity laws. How is paternity established when the parents are unmarried? What are the benefits of legally establishing a child’s father?
 
We hope to answer… Read More [+]


Benefits of Establishing Paternity for Fathers
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When most people hear “paternity test,” they imagine a desperate single mother trying to track down a deadbeat dad so he will take financial responsibility for his child. Because of this, many men cringe at the idea of paternity testing and see it as something that labels and ostracizes them.
 
But – as is often the case – society’s initial idea about something doesn’t tell the whole truth.… Read More [+]