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Are you asking whether a biological father cannot pursue parental rights if the child is more than 2 years old? Do you know where you heard this that a father automatically loses parental rights if he does not support the child in the first years of life?
Hi, My son had a baby with his girlfriend and has not applied to pay childsupport because the mother and her family do not want him to pay child support.
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Thank you for the information. I would like to know if the father can not support the child in the fashion the mother is used to and doesn't work because her parents are supporting her and the baby in a very lavish lifestyle. What rights does he have for visitation? if any?
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