Establishment of Paternity / Obtaining an Order to Establish Paternity

Mr. Sanchez has successfully represented clients in paternity cases for over 22 years in Tampa Bay. Familiar with the laws that govern the establishment of paternity, Mr. Sanchez provides his clients with  which is imperative prior to obtaining assistance from a parent or to petition the courts for assistance with the support, custody or timeshare and other matters relating to the child.

Establishing paternity is important if you are an unmarried couple with children. Paternity must be established prior to obtaining an order for child support or child custody or time sharing and the courts govern matters of paternity under Florida statutes.

For information about petitioning the Florida courts for a paternity order, call Tampa paternity attorney, Nilo J Sanchez and Associates. If you have received a petition to establish paternity or a petition for child support or timeshare, custody or visitation, you should contact a Tampa divorce lawyer as you must file an answer with the courts in a timely manner. For more information about paternity, visit

In Florida, paternity must be established before child support and custody/visitation (time-sharing) can be determined by a Court.

For the purposes of establishing the identity of the father of children who are born out of wedlock a paternity action must be filed with the courts. In Florida, it is presumed by the courts that children who are conceived to married couples have already established paternity, however, if you have doubts regarding the paternity of a child, our law firm can help you challenge this in court.

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