Child Paternity

Lakeland Paternity Attorney – Lawyer, providing professional Child Paternity and Family Law legal services in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and Polk County Florida.

Determining or disputing the paternity of a child is often needed in family law cases to resolve various issues pertaining to a child, or children.

For the mother of a child, important issues such as custody, visitation, child support, and other parental rights of a father are contingent on legally establishing who the father of her child is.

For a male, legally establishing if they are the father of a child or not depending upon the situation, will establish father’s rights, answer questions regarding potential infidelity, or release them from being held legally responsible for a child in with a claim of fatherhood has been made.

A paternity test may be conducted voluntarily or ordered by the court to resolve child related family law issues. A paternity test may be requested by the mother, father, a male who is asserting claim as the biological father of a child, or the child.

As a law firm providing professional child paternity attorney & lawyer legal services, assisting Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and Polk County Florida residents with child paternity legal issues, we utilize our experience to protect the legal rights of each of our clients in an effort to achieve your child paternity and family law goals.

If you have questions, concerns, or legal needs regarding child paternity or other family law issues, we urge you to seek the legal advice of an experienced Lakeland child paternity attorney & lawyer. Contact the Law Office of Robert B. Peddy, P.A., at (863) 646-1421 to schedule a confidential legal consultation.

Under certain circumstances, such as the death of the mother and/or father is no longer alive, or unable to act in the capacity of the parent of a child, grandparents or another blood relatives who chooses to care for or adopt the child may seek to establish or dispute that a specific male is the biological father.

The relative requesting the paternity test may be from the mother or fathers side of the family.

Areas of Divorce and Family Law which may be affected or serve a specific purpose by conducting a Paternity Test include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing Fathers’ rights
  • Establishment of Paternity (DNA testing)
  • Disestablishment of Paternity
  • Time Sharing/Parenting Plans
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Department of Revenue Actions
  • Name Changes
  • Adoption; Legal Guardianship
  • Parental Relocation

In child paternity and family law cases, let your voice be heard. Contact the Law Office of Robert B. Peddy, P.A., by calling (863) 646-1421.

The Law Office of Robert B. Peddy, P.A., aggressively defends the legal rights of those involved in child paternity or other family law issues or disputes in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, and the entire Polk County Florida area.

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