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Yes, you are wise to take pause here. Under FL law, if you consented to be named as the child’s biological father on the child’s birth certificate, then later you cannot disestablish paternity. You should not marry the mother of the child and at the same time represent to the community that you are the father. You should not state that you are the real father in a sworn document or sign a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity. All of these things can put you on the hook for child support. I would strongly suggest you do nothing until a paternity test confirms you are the father.