Austin, TX asked in Family Law, Immigration Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas

Q: I got a filipina pregnant in the Phillipines. Not married to her. Does she have any right to child support from me?

Can she get legal help to take my money since she is not a US citizen?

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Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA

A: I couldn't say with regards to Philippines law, however I am assuming you will want to bring her to the USA and/or make your child a citizen. If so, please contact us. We can help with either or both.

Rahlita D. Thornton
Rahlita D. Thornton
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Child support action can be brought against you where you live by her. Answer is yes.

Jon R. Boyd
Jon R. Boyd
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes. She could get an order issued by a court there, then register and enforce it here.

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