Paternity Forms

Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Civil Department – Family Law
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Ste. 102
Naples, FL 34112-5324
Phone: (239) 252-2646
Email: Family Law



Form Information Link
Family Law Cover Sheet This form shall be filed by the petitioner/party opening or reopening a case Click Here
Summons This form should be used to obtain personal service on the other party when you begin your lawsuit Click Here
Petition to Disestablish Paternity and/or Terminate Child Support Obligation This form should be used by a man who wishes to disestablish paternity or terminate a child support obligation because he is not the biological father of the child(ren) Click Here
Petition to Determine Paternity and for Related Relief This form should be used by a birth mother or father to ask the court to establish paternity, a time-sharing schedule, and/or child support of a minor child or children Click Here
Answer to Petition to Determine Paternity and for Related Relief This form should be used when you are responding to a petition to determine paternity Click Here
Answer to Petition and Counterpetition to Determine Paternity and for Related Relief This form should be used when you are responding to a petition to determine paternity and asking the court for something different than what was in the petition, such as parental responsibility, time-sharing, and child support Click Here
Answer to Counterpetition This form may be used by a petitioner to respond to the respondent’s counterpetition in a paternity case Click Here
Motion for Scientific Paternity Testing This form should be used when the mother or alleged father wants the court to order a scientific paternity test to determine the paternity of a minor child(ren) Click Here
Designation of E-Mail Address Not Represented By an Attorney Pursuant to Fla. R. Gen. Prac. & Jud. Admin. 2.516(b)(1)(D) prose or self-represented litigants are required to provide an email address in which they are a party. Click Here
Notice of Change of Address or E-Mail Address This form is required to keep the clerk’s office and any opposing party or parties notified of current mailing address or e-mail address. Click Here
Request To Be Excused from E-Mail Service This form is to be used for requests to be excused pursuant to Fla. R. Gen. Prac. & Jud. Admin. 2.516(b)(1)(D) from the requirements of e- mail service because you are not represented by an attorney, do not have an e-mail account, or do not have regular access to the internet. Click Here

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