Category Archives: Paternity
Everyone believes their motion deserves the immediate attention and resolution by the Court. Many self represented litigants and inexperienced attorneys believe that by filing an “Emergency Motion”, even if the issue is not a true emergency, they will receive that immediate attention and resolution. However, filing a Motion as an “Emergency” does not automatically get… Read More »
If a Mother has Sufficient Financial Resources to Raise a Child, Why is it Important to Establish Paternity?
Children need more than just financial support, even when their parents never formed a permanent relationship. Having a medical history of both parents can potentially save the life of a child in an emergency. Many biological fathers have a strong interest in the lives of their children, even if they cannot contribute financially. Boca Raton… Read More »
In the United States 40.8% of all births are to unwed mothers. In the State of Florida, if the mother is not married at the time of the birth, the name of the father may not be entered on the birth certificate without the execution of an affidavit signed by both the mother and the… Read More »