At the Florida law firm of Kenneth D. Morse, P.A., we understand and appreciate the importance of establishing paternity. This vital process permits the assertion of a mother’s or father’s legal rights regarding child custody, time-sharing and child support. Without an establishment of paternity, there can be no parental rights. Our skilled lawyers can assist parents with paternity establishment and help with constructing sound custody arrangements focused on the best interests of the children.
Whether you are a father hoping to enforce your parental rights, or a mother seeking financial support from the father of your child, contact us online for help with paternity testing and more. Paternity establishes legal rights for both children and parents.
Paternity testing is usually ordered by the court following a request by a mother or father. Our attorneys can help to prepare the necessary paperwork and requesting the hearings needed to authorize DNA testing. If a putative parent is unwilling to cooperate, our firm will prepare all necessary paperwork for a court order to take a DNA paternity test. Most tests involve taking a swab of the cheek while some involve drawing blood. Once the test is taken, results will be provided to the court.
If you have questions regarding paternity and what is involved, Contact the Law Firm of Kenneth D. Morse today.