Individuals in Florida can challenge paternity if they believe that the father of a child has not been named correctly. A challenge to paternity can be initiated by either parent.
Orange residents may be interested in an article discussing how Florida courts determine paternity. Once this paternity is established, both the parent and the child gain specific rights as a result of this legal parentage.
Basketball player Paul George is seeking to move a custody hearing involving a two-month old child to Florida. According to court documents, a prenatal paternity test indicated with 99.9 percent probability that the child is George's daughter. George is seeking additional DNA testing because of misgivings about the methodology used to perform the initial test. If these tests confirm paternity, George will be seeking sole custody of the child.