Q: Can I get a court order to establish paternity?
A woman has told a lot of people that I'm the father of her baby. I don't think the baby is mine. When I asked for a paternity test, she refused to do one but still continued to say I was. Can I get a court order to make her take the test?
A: Yes, see a lawyer to file a paternity action. It's too complicated to do yourself. The Judge will order both parties to take the test.
A: Yes, you can file a paternity action and request a paternity test. If it is your child the court will then enter a custody, visitation, and support order. You will need to hire an attorney to help you. There are time limitations, discuss this matter with an attorney asap!!
Pete D. Louden
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