Handling Paternity Disputes In Melbourne, Florida – Series Recap

This post serves to conclude and recap my discussion on the handling of paternity disputes in Melbourne, Florida. I felt it necessary to write on this topic due to the fact that parents often find themselves in a frustrating situation when parentage is at dispute. This frustration stems from the fact that the rights and obligations of each parent are limited until an order of paternity is issued. The goal of my last Read More

Handling Melbourne, Florida Paternity Disputes Which Involve Older Children

This is the next article in my series on the handling of Melbourne, Florida family law cases which involve a paternity dispute. My last post discussed the determination of custody after paternity is established. It is important that parents retain a qualified attorney to assist them with litigating such matters. Counsel can assist with making sure that one’s evidence is properly presented. In this article I will Read More

Child Custody In Melbourne, Florida Cases Involving A Paternity Dispute

This is the next post in my series on the handling of Melbourne, Florida family law cases which involve a paternity dispute. My last article discussed the process of establishing paternity. It is important to understand that it is in the interests of each parent to establish parentage as soon as possible. Doing so will make it more likely that the father will have a meaningful relationship with his child. Doing so Read More

The Process For Establishing Paternity In Melbourne, Florida

This is the next post in my series on the handling of Melbourne, Florida family law cases which involve a paternity dispute. My last article discussed the importance of obtaining a paternity order. It is important to understand that, until paternity is established, a father will have no right to visit with a child or to be involved in the decision making process. It is also important to understand that the lack of an Read More

The Need For A Paternity Order In Melbourne, Florida Child Custody Cases

This is the next post in my series on Melbourne, Florida child custody cases which involve a paternity dispute. My last article provided an overview of topics which I will be addressing in the course of this series. It also stressed the need to speak with an attorney rather than engaging in some form of self-help in regards to your child. In this post I will discuss an important topic - the general need for a Read More

Handling Paternity Disputes In Melbourne, Florida

This is the first post in a series which will discuss the handling of Melbourne, Florida family law cases which involve a paternity dispute. I am writing on this topic due to the fact that the lack of a paternity order can lead to several problems between parents. These problems can lead to the parents engaging in “self help” (such as a refusal to return the child or the refusal to allow visitation) which is Read More