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I am 32 and have never known the identity of my father. My

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I am 32 and have never known the identity of my father. My mother, with whom I am very close, has always refused to tell me. I would like to bring a civil action to compel her to tell me who my father is (or who he could be). Can I do this in court? We live in Maine.
Many thanks.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

The Court has no jurisdiction to force her to reveal that information.

If he not identified on your birth certificate, you might locate him through ancestry DNA testing.

I hope this information is helpful.

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