There are prenatal DNA testing available but it requires a court's order so that the alleged father can be compelled to undergo the testing.
In order for the unmarried bio father to have a legal relationship with the child, the father needs to either sign an acknowledgment of paternity, or there needs to be a court determination re: paternity. This is required in order for the child to have the benefits of the father's legal relationship (ie child support, social security, medical insurance etc).
Until there is a paternity order and a correlating child custody/visitation order, only the mother is recognized as the legal parent; this means that the mother has sole custody of the child and need not consult with the father or request permission in regards ***** ***** child.
If one wishes to pursue child support, they would first seek an order of paternity and then a child support order. If paternity is established then the father may make a request for a court order re: custody and visitation, in which case the court will look to see the "best interests of the child" - the factors considered are:
The age and physical and mental condition of the child, giving due consideration to the child’s changing developmental needs;
The age and physical and mental condition of each parent;
The relationship existing between each parent and each child, giving due consideration to the positive involvement with the child’s life and the ability to accurately assess and meet the emotional, intellectual and physical needs of the child;
The needs of the child, giving due consideration to other important relationships of the child, including but not limited to siblings, peers, and extended family members;
The role that each parent has played and will play in the future in the upbringing and care of the child;
The propensity of each parent to actively support the child’s contact and relationship with the other parent, including whether a parent has unreasonably denied the other parent access to or visitation with the child;
The relative willingness and demonstrated ability of each parent to maintain a close and continuing relationship with the child, and the ability of each parent to cooperate in and resolve disputes regarding matters affecting the child;
The reasonable preference of the child, if the court deems the child to be of reasonable intelligence, understanding, age, and experience to express such a preference;
Any history of family abuse or sexual abuse. If the court finds such a history, the court may disregard the factors in subdivision 6; and
Such other factors as the court deems necessary and proper to the determination.
As for child support the child support division will assist in both establishing and collecting child support (ie wage garnishment, levying of property, interception of tax refund and suspension of license for arrears). The state's agencies will work together to enforce the order, as it is a national public policy concern. Information here: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/
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