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Q: I was just denied after my hearing should I keep fighting or start over

Peter N. Munsing answered on May 23, 2019

Consult your local Legal Services Legal Aid. Usually it's worth an appeal but I'm not seeing any details and it's best you get with legal services.

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Q: If I found to not be the father after two years should I still have to pay arrears and pay back the state for tanf?

I already went to court and they said I am responsible for paying back child support and tanf that the mother received but DNA proved I am not the father

Leonard Robert Grefseng answered on Dec 1, 2016

I would not agree to pay the arrears just because the child support attorney said you have to - only if the JUDGE said you have to. ( your question doesn't say exactly who it is that told you). Obviously, it seems very unfair for you to have to pay support for a child that is not yours, but if... Read more »

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