Hello tall n,
It is certainly understandable that you do not want to spend money, and that you feel betrayed.
Until you petition the court to dis-establish paternity, you are the legal father of the child. That means, that you could be forced to pay child support until you dis-established paternity. In other words, inaction on this issue now could cost you later.
Further, the Florida Supreme Court held in 2007 that if a father waits too long to petition the court to dis-establish paternity, that he may still be forced to pay child support.
Florida has a procedure, established by statute
in 2006 for dealing with paternity fraud. It requires, when there is "newly discovered evidence" of the father's lack of paternity, that he file. If you wait, there is a good chance that the court will dismiss your concerns as being too late.
There is no way to force her to file a petition to dis-establish paternity.
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