First of all, In the State of Florida, non-biological “parents” have no rights to custody and visitation of their partner’s biological child no matter how close of a relationship they had with that child. Furthermore, contracts between unmarried domestic partners granting custody and visitation rights are unenforceable in Florida.
For biological parents of a child that have not been married, all child related statutes apply regarding:
In simple terms, the rights that a biological mother and biological father have relating to children they have had together out of wedlock are exactly the same as if they were married.
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