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If there was a child support claim made, then under Texas law there is no statute of limitations to collect arrears. You would have 4 years from date of the birth to file a claim against the father for paternity and support, but if the father could not be located that time could have been tolled. So if you only recently found him and did not know where he was since the birth of the child, it is possible you could seek to get child support awarded for the time he was hidden and avoiding support. These cases are not easy cases to win and would depend on your reasonable efforts to try to locate him prior to your recent discovery of his location.