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Establishing Paternity in Florida
Establishing Paternity in Florida

In Florida, many men find it difficult to establish their parental rights because there is a distinction between a “biological father” and a “legal father.” Typically, a biological father is the man who genetically contributed to a child’s birth. This doesn’t, however, mean ...

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