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Asad Rahman
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I live in Cincinnati Ohio and my oldest child's father got

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I live in Cincinnati Ohio my name is ***** ***** my oldest child's father got into an accident at his job a little over 17 years ago and received a settlement and some of the settlement went to all the children that wer born wen the accident accord.My issue is the father didn't find out my son was his until after the accident and settlement was made but once he did he never said anything to the proper people about my child being added to the settlement.I feel like my son was purposely cheated out of what was rightfully suppose to be given to him I wanna kno can I sue his dad or the company that made the settlement or social security/disability and if so how do I go about doing so.....
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 year ago.

I do understand your concern. However if he did not know about the child until after the settlement was disbursed then there really is no basis to sue him or the company unfortunately. The hardest partnof my job is telling someone when a legal issue is not on their side. Now I will say your son is a rightful heir in the event of his passing.