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Joseph, Family Law Attorney
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if I was never married, what other forms do I need to file

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if I was never married, what other forms do I need to file to file a parenting plan?
I am a Florida family law attorney and I'd be happy to help. However, I don't quite understand your question. Could you please re-state the question? Thank you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I want to establish a parenting plan with the courts, but was never married so it is not being filed with a dissolution. my uncle was mentioning financial affidavit, and uccjea? I was on the self help site but just want to be sure I file all the neccessary forms with my proposed parenting plan.

Just a few questions....


1. Based on how you have stated this, it sounds like nothing has been filed with the courts yet. Is this correct?


2. Are you the mother or the father?


3. Do you have an agreement with the other parent? Or is this going to be disputed?


Thank you.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

nothing filed yet. I am the father and most likely be disputed. I am going to try to sit with her to agree on things but I have my doubts on her cooperation

Then the most important document you need to file is the petition itself. It is this document that outlines your requests, this would likely include requesting a legal finding that you are the father, setting up custody and time-sharing and addressing the issue of claiming the child for tax purposes.


As to the parenting plan, as there is no agreement, the parenting plan is merely your suggestion as to what you would like to see in a time-sharing arrangement. Other documents to be filed along with the petition would include the UCCJEA information, the last four of your social security number and your financial disclosures.

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