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Asked on: 6/23/13, 12:48 am

My ex is pregnant, it might be mine and she's acting like she's going to keep it from me. How hard is it to get a required test for paternity and what else should I do to protect myself?

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Answered on: 6/23/13, 5:15 am by Conor Malloy

Two major things come with being Dad - a child support obligation and reasonable visitation.

Here are two links to learn more about what you need to do:

http://www.illinoislegalaid.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.dsp_content&contentID=5004#

http://www.illinoislegaladvocate.org/uploads/68996899Paternity_Custody_Father.pdf

If you need help with the forms, contact an attorney


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Answered on: 6/24/13, 4:54 am by Lela Davis

YOU MUST FILE A PATERNITY ACTION TO BE DECLARED THE FATHER. THE COURT CAN ORDER THE DNA TEST.


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