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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Want paternity test.
Me (father) in chicago. The child's mother is in Virginia
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
was just contacted by the administrative agent in Chicago for child support.
want to respond without delay and penalties, but want to request a DNA test to make sure I am the father first.
The Mother and the child is in Virginia, I will be residing in Chicago.
What should I do?

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Make a request for DNA test through the child support enforcement, or file Complaint for Establishment of Paternity with the local Courthouse in Virginia, where the child and mother reside. The paternity forms can be obtained from the Clerk's office by contacting the Clerk's office and requesting the forms or online (this form may be outdated). Contact the Court to make sure that this is the proper form.

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