Q: I have been recently contacted by my possible son who is now 20 years old. Can his mother seek child support?
At one point his mother told me he died at birth and several years later she came around and stated he never passed and wanted to know me. I requested for a DNA and she disappeared this occurred on multiple occasions. Now he has reached out at 20 years old and I want to know can his mother seek child support if the DNA proves he is mine?
A: No. After the child has emancipated paternity can be established, but the custodial parent cannot seek child support. Good luck.
A: She cannot start a new case seeking child support, if that is what you mean. If she had gone to court years ago, before your son had reached the age of 18, and a court issued an order that you pay child support, then perhaps she could enforce any unpaid support due under that order; however, if you were never served with court papers on that, then it does not seem likely she ever did that.
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