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You will want to initiate an action in the courts to set forth a custody arrangement including a visitation schedule. You can also have child support addressed at the same time. Likely, the judge will award you a set amount of child support, plus arrears, ,which is child support that is past due, including his shares of the child's medical bills. You may even want to have this amount garnished from the child's father's paycheck and sent directly to you. I hope this helps.
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