Filed motion for dna testing. Do I need to request a hearing afterwards or will a judge order such testing without hearing?

Asked over 1 year ago - Tampa, FL

Paternity petition already contested but respondent failed to file motion for dna themselves.

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  1. Ethan Andrew Way

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    Answered . You should set the Motion for a hearing and bring a proposed Order to the hearing. The Florida Supreme Court website has an approved model order.

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  2. Michael Charles McGinn

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    Answered . You should first hire an experienced family law attorney. Trying to navigate our legal system on your own is usually a mistake and can have serious consequences for both you and your child. I offer free initial consultations and you can schedule an appoinment by calling 813-374-0353.

  3. John Arthur Smitten

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    Answered . if everyone involved will not do the testing on their own then you have to get an order from the court. Contact my office for free consultation 727-446-7659

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