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Paternity Tag

When children are involved in divorce matters, the dissolution process can become a bit more complicated. Unless the court determines that one parent is a danger to the child or is otherwise an unfit parent, a visitation schedule is standard operating procedure in every divorce proceeding. Once all...

Everyone’s heard of those tabloid talk shows, like Maury and Jerry Springer, which deal with issues surrounding paternity: DNA tests, disputed parentage, and child custody. However, few people know very much about how an actual paternity case works and what its purpose is. Those that...

Mothers are, of course, usually listed on their child's birth certificate at the time of the child's birth - but what about the father that is not married to the birth mother? They are not always listed on the birth certificate, so a Florida paternity...

Income Deduction Orders If you are currently going through a Florida divorce and are supposed to receive child support and/or alimony - you should be aware of Income Deduction Orders. Put simply, it is an order issued by a judge through which the parent who is...

Add the Father's Name to My Child's Birth Certificate Sometimes the father of a child does not have his name placed on his child's birth certificate at the time of birth. We are frequently asked "Can a father be added to a birth certificate?" and the...

How to Establish Paternity in Florida A lot of questions that we receive concern Florida paternity laws. The most common among them is simply "How does a father establish paternity?" Well, in short, there are a few different ways that someone can establish that a man...

Florida Child Support Assuming that paternity has been established, whether you have a child while married, or while unmarried, Florida family courts follow Florida's statutorily set child support guidelines, which must be applied to determine the amount of support you must provide for your child. A Florida family...