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I am a Philippine citizen currently residing and working in
I am a Philippine citizen currently residing and working in Brunei. I am now 2 months pregnant. The father is a Singapore citizen and i assume he is still residing and working in Singapore. Both the father and I are not legally married and only had a brief relationship. I told him that I am pregnant and he is the father of the child. I do not expect anything from him but to just at least recognize this child and be responsible as a father even though we are not married. He walked out on me and cut off all contacts with me and I am now unable to reach him. I assume that he did not want to take any responsibility and do not want to do anything with the baby. I demand some child support in the future and I can prove to him by doing a paternity or DNA test. But how can I go about this? Since we are both living far from each other? The only way I could contact is through his parents who are also in Singapore. But I may cause some sort of trouble. Is there a way for me to legally sue him for child support? Should it be through lawyers here in Brunei, Philippines or Singapore? I plan to give birth here in Brunei because i have my full family and friends' support here. The child will forever be illegitimate but at least the father should recognise and be responsible for my baby. Please help. thanks.
If a father is noncustodial parent on child support
If a father is noncustodial parent on child support documentation established in Virginia while the child at the time was living in Georgia with his mother. What are the rights of the father in decisions of child location and living, what are the fathers rights?Can the mother rightfully withhold the child from the father?If the mother moves across country(Kansas) to another state does she have to inform the state for which she is getting child support from?How long can a mother receive child support if the hild is no longer with her and lives with a family member else where?
My girlfriend disappeared after having a child, stating it
My girlfriend disappeared after having a child, stating it was not mine. Now 13 years later she is requesting the child to be adopted by another person and is asking my permission to do so. There are 2 documents one is an affidavit of nonpaternity and the other is a consent and waiver of parent. If i sign the consent and waiver I'm agreeing to be the parent and there is no clause the states they can claim child support.Should I only just sign the nonpaternity document?
My husband and I were contacted by a former coworker of s
Hi. My husband and I were contacted by a former coworker of his that she had a baby and my husband is the father. My husband admits to having slept with her on one occasion. We also know she was in a relationship with someone else. My husband is questioning the paternity. I told her without a test, we don't care. My husband wants nothing to do with her or the child. She did name the child after him. We want to force her to do a DNA test since she refused over the phone. Can she refuse to do the DNA test? And if we choose to ignore her, can she come after him later on? Right now my husband is a full time student and I am the primary source of income. She knows we are well off and I feel she just wants money. She never mentioned anything until after the baby was born. My other question is how can she name the baby with my husband's surname if he was not present and did not voluntarily accept paternity. Thank you.JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I am just now looking into it. She called us over the weekend. So no.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No. That covers it.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
My ex and I both love in Arkansas. We (I) have a daughter.View more family law questions
My ex and I both love in Arkansas. We (I) have a daughter. He is not the biological father but his name is ***** ***** birth certificate (his decision). He does not pay child support or help support her in any way other than seeing her every other weekend. He has decided he may want to get a lawyer because he says he doesn't see her enough. (Every other weekend, school holidays like MLK and Labor Day, spring break. Thanksgiving week coming home around lunch on Thanksgiving and from when she gets out of school until Christmas Eve or Christmas evening until the weekend before school starts and 4 weeks during summer.) From. Every where I have read, that seems pretty much what he would get normally being the non-custodial parent. He moved 2 hours away from where we are from, and gets upset that she has things she's doing here (extracurricular) and sometimes his weekends may get cut short or we swap because he doesn't "have the gas money to come down here." Or because we set her summer schedule and the doesn't look at it and be plans things when she's supposed to be with me and we've have plans for the last 4 months. Is there anything I can do? We don't have anything set through the courts.