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FAQ: Unified Family Court

Paternity

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.

 

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