Whether you are a Mother or Father seeking child support or a biological parent who wants to establish child support, a time-sharing and parenting plan, including visitation rights, the establishment of paternity of the minor child(ren) is required. A determination of Paternity is simply a court determination that an individual is the natural parent of a minor child. Issues involving children of unmarried couples are handled very similarly to the custody issues presented in a divorce, but you must establish paternity before the issues pertaining to custody and support may be resolved. Any legal arrangements can be made. The laws governing paternity where the parents are not married are different than those connected with a divorce or marital relationship.
At the Law Offices of Christian D. Smed, P.A., in Winter Park, Florida, we work with Mothers and Fathers, helping them to establish paternity, and favorable time-sharing and parenting plans. Our mission is to achieve our client's objectives by painting a clear picture of their parental rights and responsibilities, so they can maintain a meaningful parental relationship with their children.
Do you need help establishing Paternity? For a free consultation with Orlando Paternity Attorney Christian D. Smed, please call our firm at 407.644.2978.
Protecting the Rights of Parents in Paternity Cases
We provide skilled representation to Mothers and Fathers who want to protect their rights and with a general objective of promoting the best interest of their children. Whether you are seeking to receive child support or your right to have a meaningful relationship with your child, we will aggressively pursue your rights in Florida courts.
We will make sure that all proper steps are taken to establish paternity, including initiating the legal proceeding and obtaining DNA testing. Whether there is an agreement resolving paternity, or paternity is being challenged by a parent, we can handle all aspects of your case with competence.