Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

This question involves the state of Florida. I have a 18 month old son. My sons biological father never wanted to be in his life since he found out I was pregnant. I started dating a new man when I was 2 months pregnant. He signed the birth certificate and I gave my son His last name. Up until my son was 14 months he has been in His life. Now he hasnt made any contact. I recently filed for establishment of paternity to the biological father. He hasn't responded within the 20 day period.  My question Is what should my next step be and should I file for disestablishment of paternity to the nonbiological father?! 

Asked on 9/02/12, 2:59 pm

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Lucreita Becude Lucreita D. Becude, P.A.
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To begin with you married. That man signed the birth certificate. He is the one you go after for child support. If he wishes to disestablish his paternity - it will be up to him to do so. In the meantime he is the legally responsible father. If he disestablishes paternity - then you can go after the bio dad.

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9/03/12, 5:52 am

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