With so many factors at play, paternity issues can be frustrating to navigate successfully. If you live in Florida and you are trying to establish paternity, it's important to consult with a skilled family law attorney for proper guidance. I can provide you with the experienced legal counsel and advocacy you need. As your lawyer, I will fight passionately for a favorable resolution for you and your family. I am proud to serve clients throughout Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, and Parkland, Florida.
Paternity means far more than just having the father's name on a birth certificate. Establishing paternity is the process used to determine a child's biological father, as well as the father's rights and obligations to the child. It is important to establish paternity for everyone involved: the child, the father, and the mother.
Establish a relationship with both parents
Receive shelter and aid from the father
Access personal information such as medical history and healthy risks
Access medical insurance and other benefits
Share parental responsibilities with the father
Share the costs of raising their child
Seek child support payments
Share custody with the father
Gain legal rights to their child
Able to request custody or parenting time
Form a bond with the child
Participate in their child's life
Paternity dispute cases in Florida can be complicated. Consulting with an experienced paternity attorney will help you receive the comprehensive guidance you need throughout the process.
At Penny Taylor-Miller, P.A., I am committed to providing outstanding family law services and compassionate representation in matters of divorce, paternity, and child custody. As your advocate, I can guide you through the decision-making process of establishing paternity. I will seek to work with all parties involved to help negotiate a fair parenting agreement, including child support, custody, and parenting time. At the end of the day, I am not afraid to fight aggressively for you and your family. If you live in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, Parkland, or anywhere else in Florida, reach out to my office in Coral Springs to schedule an initial consultation. I offer after-hours and weekend appointment scheduling to best serve you during this challenging time.