The court determines the legal father of a child. This may or may not be the biological father of the child.
To make the paternity determination, the court considers factors such as:
1. Marriage of the mother
2. Birth Certificate
4. And most important of all, "The Best Interest of the Child"
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In Florida, courts can make decisions about child support, custody, visitation, ability to travel and many other aspects of a child's life. Depending on your legal parental status, you may be able to influence the court's ruling if you have first established legal Paternity over the child. We specialize in Florida Paternity Law and with that, understanding Paternity rights and claims can make the difference. So let us help you understand your Paternity Action.
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