Tallahassee Paternity Attorneys
Fight for Your Legal Interests in Paternity Matters
The parent-child relationship serves as the primary basis for a person’s legal responsibilities concerning the care, custody, and financial support of a child. A parent-child relationship automatically arises between a child and their birth mother. However, the parent-child relationship between a father and child can be determined through paternity proceedings.
If you are looking for an intelligent and experienced legal advisor to represent you in a paternity proceeding, you should call The Virga Law Firm, P.A. Our legal team has dedicated their careers to advocating for the interests of Tallahassee families in matters such as paternity and parentage under Florida Law. We are committed to providing you with comprehensive legal representation in paternity actions.
Have questions for one of our lawyers about paternity proceedings in Florida? Call us at (800) 822-5170 to ask a member of our legal team.
Florida Laws Concerning Questions of Paternity
The legal issue of paternity can be established as part of the proceedings in a divorce or in an independent legal action. Paternity actions can be used to establish a basis for imposing parental responsibilities and child support obligations on the child’s purported father.
Under Florida law, paternity can be determined in the following acts or proceedings:
- A paternity action instituted by the mother
- A paternity suit initiated by a child
- A paternity action commenced by any man with reason to believe that he is the father of a child
- The father’s marriage to the mother
- A foreign judgment establishing paternity
- The father’s acknowledgment of paternity
Comprehensive Paternity Representation
At The Virga Law Firm, P.A., we understand the full extent of the legal repercussions of a paternity action under Florida law. Paternity proceedings are the gateway for validating a father’s connection to a child and imposing significant financial obligations that can substantially impact a person’s life. That is why our legal team is dedicated to tenaciously advocating for your legal rights, to make sure paternity proceedings are properly and justly administered.
You can count on our legal experience regarding the following paternity matters:
- Children born out of wedlock
- Issues concerning the consent of unmarried parties
- Changing the father’s name on birth certificates
- Duties of the father as the child’s natural guardian
- The use of blood testing as evidence
- The use of common physical characteristics as evidence
Consult an Experienced Paternity Lawyer from The Virga Law Firm, P.A.
The relationship between family members is an important one that garners legal protection throughout the United States. As a result, state family laws have the potential to affect you and your family at some point in your life. When that happens, you can count on The Virga Law Firm, P.A. for legal counsel. Our legal team has over 80 years of combined legal experience in cases concerning Florida family law. You can benefit from our skill and dedication to protecting your legal rights and promoting your best interests.
Call The Virga Law Firm, P.A. at (800) 822-5170 or visit us online today to schedule a case evaluation with a member of our legal team exploring your rights and options.