Atlanta, GA asked in Child Custody for Georgia

Q: If I have a DNA test proving my son is mine, and I’m legitimized how do I go about getting custody to my son?

The mother will not let me see him.

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1 Lawyer Answer

P. Justin Thrailkill

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Custody will be addressed inside of the legitimation action. A positive DNA test alone is not enough to legitimize you. You still need to file a legitimation action and ask the Court to award you custody and visitation and to address support.

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