Paternity Lawyers

Jacksonville Paternity Lawyers

Paternity testing can be an emotionally charged issue. Arriving at a successful outcome of a paternity case requires an experienced attorney. The Jacksonville Paternity lawyers at Harris Guidi Rosner, P.A. are experienced in paternity cases and ready to step in and assist you.

Paternity is defined as the legal recognition of a man’s relationship to a child as a parent, between himself and the child. It is therefore extremely important to determine the father’s obligations to the child and his rights as a parent.

We can represent either the father or the mother in a legal paternity case. Unmarried fathers can establish paternity to claim their rights as a parent so that they can participate in the raising of their child.

Legal Paternity in Jacksonville

Is paternity testing just for child support cases? Absolutely not, there are many reasons why testing for paternity is important.

Identifying a Medical Condition

If a father has a medical condition it is important that the child be aware of potential future medical issues

Child Support

Obtaining child support you’re your minor child

Being Released from Child Support

If you are paying child support for a child that is not your own


A child may be covered under his father’s medical plan, or as a beneficiary of a life insurance

Estate Planning & Probate

Paternity may affect settlement of a father’s estate and probate proceedings if a will is not in effect

Obtaining a Visitation Schedule

You can ensure that you will be involved in the raising of your child

Determining Child Custody

Paternity can protect your rights as a legal guarding of your children

Social Security & Other Benefits

In certain situations, a child may qualify to receive Social Security or other benefits in the event of their father’s disability or death
Regardless of your reason for seeking a paternity case, we can help. Contact one of our experienced Jacksonville Paternity lawyers today to set up a consultation.

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