Have you consulted with an attorney yet? The proceeding you are referring to is a Petition to Establish Paternity, Time Sharing and Support. Our office is located in Brandon, Florida and we offer free consultations.
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Ms. Sosa is correct about filing a Petition for Paternity. I would only add that you should consider whether it is best for your child to be forced upon his father. Doing so may subject your child to harm.
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