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Establishing your right to see your child. We can help! Call us at (239) 309-2006

It can be scary when you split with your partner and realize you have no right to your own child because you weren’t married. You might be frustrated with the laws or scared you might not get to see your children again. Luckily, establishing paternity with the courts can be a simple process and our attorneys can help you establish your paternity.

Give us a call at (239) 309-2006, or contact us online to help establish your paternity.

Why do I have to establish paternity?

Under Florida law, if you and your partner had a child without being married and then split up, the father does not have any rights until paternity is established by the court.

Is having my name on my child’s birth certificate enough to establish paternity?

No. Having your name on your child’s birth certificate is not enough to establish paternity, you would still need to have the court declare you the father.

What is a voluntary acknowledgement?

You and the mother of your child can sign a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity form which states that you are the father. A voluntary acknowledgement becomes legally binding after 60 days. If either party can prove extreme force or fraud was used then the voluntary acknowledgement can be revoked within 60 days of signing.

What rights do I have if I am not the biological father?

If you are not the biological father you can still sign a voluntary acknowledgement if the mother of your child consents. If you believe you deserve rights to a child that is not biologically your own our attorneys can help.

Reach Out to Our Law Office in Naples to Discuss Your Paternity Case Today!

If you are looking to establish your paternity, the family law team at the Law Offices of Cavanaugh & Cavanaugh, P.A. in Naples can guide you through each step and file the necessary paperwork and documentation through the courts. Backed by more than four decades of experience, you can feel confident that our team will help you overcome any potential obstacles you may face.

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