Paternity Attorney in Melbourne, Florida

Resolving Paternity Issues in Florida

Whether you are seeking to legally establish the father of your child, or seeking to biologically and legally prove that you are the rightful father of your child, Florida paternity issues are complex and must be handled skillfully in order to avoid mistakes that can have profound consequences.

At the Figueroa Law Group, P.A. our experienced attorneys can help you deal with complicated and sensitive paternity issues, including those that involve:

  • Establishing paternity
  • Establishing parental responsibility and time-sharing
  • Crafting a parenting plan and a time-sharing plan
  • Calculating child support
  • Determining health insurance and out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Determining responsibility for day-care expenses
  • Obtaining tax-dependent exemptions

Paternity matters can be involved and complex. The paternity process establishes legally-binding rights and obligations. We have the in-depth experience to successfully guide you through this process and advocate for the interests of both you and your child.

Proving or Contesting Paternity

If you’re seeking to prove paternity, we can help you:

  • Establish reasonable child support
  • Obtain shared parental responsibilities
  • Obtain a court order, or negotiate a time-sharing plan with your child’s other biological parent
  • Have your name listed on your child’s birth certificate
  • Have your name listed on all school forms and legal documents on behalf of your child

If you’re seeking to contest paternity, we can help you:

  • Obtain testing to support the contested paternity
  • Ensure that you do not unnecessarily pay child support
  • End your legal responsibilities to a child if he or she is not your biological son or daughter

Call us today at (321) 259-3100 to find out how we can help you with resolving any paternity issues. Our experienced and caring attorneys are here to make the process clear and straightforward, so that you can continue building your new life.