Establishing Fatherhood

If you want the father to assume responsibility for his child, it is important to establish paternity.

  1. What are the benefits to establishing paternity ?
  2. Who will the Family Support Office need to know to try to establish paternity?
  3. What if he denies that he is the father, or says he is not sure?
  4. Is there an age limit for blood tests to be done on a child?
  5. Despite the blood tests, the alleged father still says he is not the father. Will the case be closed?
  6. The father of my child said that I would never get a paternity judgment on him because he'd just leave the state. What happens in this case?
  7. Why should legal paternity be established if the father has no money to support
  8. What happens after paternity is established?