Form 12.951(B) "Order Disestablishing Paternity and/Or Terminating Child Support Obligation" - Florida

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Download Form 12.951(B) "Order Disestablishing Paternity and/Or Terminating Child Support Obligation" - Florida

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
,
Petitioner,
and
,
Respondent.
ORDER DISESTABLISHING PATERNITY AND/OR TERMINATING
CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION
This cause came before the court on {date}
__________ on {full legal name}
’s petition to {Indicate all that apply}
_____ Disestablish paternity to {child(ren)’s names and birth date(s)}
_____ Terminate a child support obligation for {child(ren)’s names and birth date(s)}
The court having been fully advised in the premises FINDS all of the following:
1. Newly discovered evidence relating to the paternity of the child(ren) has come to the
petitioner’s knowledge since the initial _____ paternity determination ____ establishment of
a child support obligation.
2. Scientific tests that are generally acceptable within the scientific community to show a
probability of paternity showing that the petitioner cannot be the father of the children were
properly conducted.
3. The petitioner
{Choose only one}
_____is current on all child support payments for the child(ren).
_____has substantially complied with his child support obligation for the applicable
child(ren) and any delinquency in his child support obligation arose from his inability for
just cause to pay the delinquent child support when it became due.
4. The petitioner has not adopted the child.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.951(b), Order Disestablishing Paternity and/or
Terminating Child Support Obligation (06/18)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
,
Petitioner,
and
,
Respondent.
ORDER DISESTABLISHING PATERNITY AND/OR TERMINATING
CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION
This cause came before the court on {date}
__________ on {full legal name}
’s petition to {Indicate all that apply}
_____ Disestablish paternity to {child(ren)’s names and birth date(s)}
_____ Terminate a child support obligation for {child(ren)’s names and birth date(s)}
The court having been fully advised in the premises FINDS all of the following:
1. Newly discovered evidence relating to the paternity of the child(ren) has come to the
petitioner’s knowledge since the initial _____ paternity determination ____ establishment of
a child support obligation.
2. Scientific tests that are generally acceptable within the scientific community to show a
probability of paternity showing that the petitioner cannot be the father of the children were
properly conducted.
3. The petitioner
{Choose only one}
_____is current on all child support payments for the child(ren).
_____has substantially complied with his child support obligation for the applicable
child(ren) and any delinquency in his child support obligation arose from his inability for
just cause to pay the delinquent child support when it became due.
4. The petitioner has not adopted the child.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.951(b), Order Disestablishing Paternity and/or
Terminating Child Support Obligation (06/18)
5. The child(ren) was/were not conceived by artificial insemination while the petitioner and the
child(ren)’s other parent were married.
6. The petitioner did not act to prevent the biological father of the child(ren) from asserting his
paternal rights with respect to the child(ren).
7. The child(ren) was/were younger than 18 years of age when the petition was filed.
8. Since learning that he is not the biological father of the child(ren), the petitioner has not:
a. married the child(ren)’s other parent while known as the reputed father in accordance
with section 742.091, Florida Statutes, and voluntarily assumed the parental obligation
and duty to pay child support;
b. acknowledged paternity in a sworn statement;
c. consented to be named as the child(ren)’s biological father on the child(ren)’s birth
certificate(s);
d. voluntarily promised in writing to support the child(ren) and was required to support the
child(ren) based on that promise;
e. received written notice from any state agency or any court directing him to submit to
scientific testing which he disregarded; or
f.
signed a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity as provided by section 742.10(4), Florida
Statutes.
It is therefore ORDERED AND ADJUDGED:
{Indicate all that apply}
_____Petitioner’s, {full legal name}
paternity of {name(s) of child(ren) ______________________________________
______________________________________________________ is disestablished.
_____Petitioner’s, {full legal name}
_________________
child support obligation to {name(s) of child(ren)}
_____________________________________________________ is terminated.
DONE AND ORDERED on _____________________ in _________________________, Florida.
CIRCUIT JUDGE
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.951(b), Order Disestablishing Paternity and/or
Terminating Child Support Obligation (06/18)
I certify that a copy of the Order Disestablishing Paternity and/or Terminating Child Support
Obligation was _____ mailed _____ faxed and mailed _____e-mailed _____ hand-delivered to
the parties and any entities listed below on {date} ____________________________.
_____________________________________
{Clerk of court, designee, or Judicial Assistant}
Petitioner (or his or her attorney)
Respondent (or his or her attorney)
Department of Revenue
Department of Health, Office of Vital Statistics
Court depositor/State Disbursement Unit
Other
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.951(b), Order Disestablishing Paternity and/or
Terminating Child Support Obligation (06/18)
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