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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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Blog posts in Child Custody

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  • Do's and Don'ts of Testifying in Family Court

    At Virga Law Firm, P.A. , we understand how nerve-wrecking and overwhelming testifying in a family case can be. The subject matter is often emotional, ...

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  • How to Obtain Sole Custody in Florida

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  • Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Gives Spousal Rights

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