Q: The father of my child doesn't pay child support and he is also not on the birth certificate.
He has never met his child and we have had zero contact. I am just curious as to what some of my options might be going forward.
A: You can commence a Paternity action and seek support orders; both parties have the duty to support their child and if there are public benefits involved, the government has the ability to go forward to seek paternity adjudication regardless of whether you are interested in pursuing the matter.
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