FAQ: Unified Family Court
Unified Family Court - (561) 355-6511
What do I do to establish paternity and related relief?
- You must file a petition to ask the court to establish paternity (who is the legal father), a Parenting Plan, Time-Sharing Schedule and/or support of a minor child.
- You may purchase the forms at any Clerk & Comptroller Self Service Center or call (561) 355-7048
- Scientific testing may be necessary to establish paternity (Florida Statutes 742.12)
IT IS IMPORTANT TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER ON EVERY DOCUMENT YOU FILE WITH THE COURT.