Riverdale, GA asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia

Q: I've been paying child support for 18 years and have back pay in North Carolina and I stay in Georgia. A home dna test

by my mother and come to find out the kids are not mine. So how can I handle this to get rid of my back child support and or if I can get some money back

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V. Joy Edwards
V. Joy Edwards
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If there was an Order establishing paternity, you will not be able to get the child support you have paid, or owe back. Did you do a DNA test at the time child support was originally put in place?

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options for going forward. If a DNA test shows that you are not the biological father then you do have options regarding the child support.

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