Paternity

Flickr_-_The_U.S._Army_-_Paternity_leaveIn Florida, an unmarried father has no legal rights to his child until he takes action in court to assert his rights. A paternity action is the legal process by which a court determines the legal father, orders one of the parents to pay child support, and sets a parenting plan (custody). Click here for some of the Florida statutes regarding paternity.