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I have an 8 month old son and the mother practically refuses

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I have an 8 month old son and the mother practically refuses to let me see him. I filed a child support case when he was 2 weeks old to get dna and my paternity. we have the cs hearing Jan 19. How do i get some rights to see my son?

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Once the genetic testing is performed and you are determined to be the father then you can petition the court for custody and/or visitation rights with the child. The judge will issue a court order forcing the mother to at least let you see the child. If the mother continues to violate a court order of visitation/custody then you could go back to court and file either an enforcement/contempt petition or seek a modification of the order seeking sole custody.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
we got the dna back last month but im not on the birth cert yet. can i file for part custody yet?
Once the DNA test proves that you are the father, the court should issue a court order of paternity declaring that you are the father. You can file for custody and visitation now by going to court to request and file a petition. You can use the court order to have your name listed on the birth certificate by contact the vital records department for west virginia.

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