How do I get an increase in child support and annul a settlement and receive child support for a child from the marital father?

My son has called my ex "Dad" for 8 years and that is the only father he has known. Also I will move back to the US with my children from Europe since the country I live in does not have a child support agreement with the US.

Miami, FL -

Attorney Answers (4)

Brent Allan Rose

Brent Allan Rose

Family Law Attorney - Tampa, FL
Answered

I don't understand your question. I don't even understand if the person you want child support from is the legal or biological father. We're you married to him when your child was born? You'll have to explain better before I can give you an answer.

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Ophelia Genarina Bernal-Mora

Ophelia Genarina Bernal-Mora

Family Law Attorney - Orlando, FL
Answered

More information is needed to accurately respond.

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Robert Jason De Groot

Robert Jason De Groot

Family Law Attorney - Deltona, FL
Answered

I do not fully understand the question either. You cannot get child support from a step father unless the child was adopted by him. Where in the US are you going to move. You cannot just annul an agreement, where was the agreement entered into and did the court incorporate it into a final judgment? Far too many unanswered questions to make a stab at yours.

David L. Hirsch

David L. Hirsch

Family Law Attorney - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Answered

Child support is awarded by FL courts based upon the financial circumstances of both biological or adoptive parents. FL does not recognize virtual adoptions. If your ex husband is not the biological parent of your child its not likely that you will be able to get a court to award support for your son from him despite the close relationship they created. You may want to hire someone who investigate the assets of the child's biological father.
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