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i live in louisiana and i have an 8 yr old daughter, he and

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i live in louisiana and i have an 8 yr old daughter, he and her mom split up before she was born, but i went to the hospital and signed security papers to go in and hold my daughter.the child is now 8 the mom took her away at age 2 and i have seen her ony twice since she was 2 but i have hired 2 attorneys in a 5 yr period to get dna and custody..17 months ago an ex husband of the mom was awarded custody , which had to be thru false testimony and fraud, i was awarded custody 2 weeks ago but he got an injuction for me to bring her back....i wanna be reassured that a court will order a dna test and what would be my rights as the bio dad.
You would need to seek the DNA test, this would be the only means for you to prove your paternity and to seek custody and visitation. Your rights as the biological parent are to custody and if not visitation. The ex husband shoud not get anything if he is not the biological parent. The LA courts are very quick to order DNA in these disputes, so you should be fine if you seek the custody after the DNA test.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
but do they have to allow me a dna is there any way they can refuse the test
They can try to refuse the test, but then they get no benefits from you and of course you would not be able to claim any parental rights either. In many cases I have seen the court hold a parent in contempt for refusing the DNA test for the child.

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