She will need to file for paternity
, custody, and child support at the same time. She can ask the WI Dept of Children and Families to help her get the child support set up, their website is at http://dcf.wi.gov/bcs/parents.htm
If she is trying to head off having the father ask for visitation
or custody and then ask for child support it doesn't work that way.
Also, the state department is usually not willing to get involved in a custody dispute so if it comes to that they will tell her to get her own attorney for that or represent herself, they usually just handle getting child support. They'll help if it is not contested, but if they start to fight they can't help.
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