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I've been contacted by my ex wife's daughter who was conceived before our divorce was final back in 1985. She wants to know if I'm her father with a DNA test. Are there any legal ramifications if I am her father? Response 1: None since she has been adopted and more importantly the issue of paternity was resolved during your divorce proceeding. Can I be held financially responsible for anything at this point? Response 2: No. She was given up for adoption as an infant and I had to sign the papers since I was still married to her mother at the time of conception. Her mother testified under oath at the divorce hearing that I was not the father. I currently live in WI where she was born and she lives in MN. Response 3: You are not financially responsible for her. You are also not under any legal obligation to honor her request for a DNA test.
Thanks for the info, I feel better about doing the test now. Just need to know for sure.