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If a father wants to test paternity and is not on the actual

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If a father wants to test paternity and is not on the actual birth certificate, can he actually take the child without the mothers permission for said testing?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.

Unless he has been legally found to be the father he cannot take the child for testing without her permission or a court order. If he is paying court ordered child support, then he does have that right.

 

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