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Can I sue my ex wife civilly?

Langhorne, PA |

my divorce started in 2008 and ended in 2011 in pa. questions arose during my divorce that just recentley had me do a dna test on my son. just found out after 19 years that hes not my son. i would have never married back in 1992 if she wasnt pregnent. she really fooled me into thinking that i was the biological father. now what!!!!!!

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  1. Unfortunately, there's no proper civil action to bring. This is a classic example of paternity by estoppel. Even if you wanted to be declared "not the father" you could not. I don't care if you had a 1000 DNA tests to prove it.

    Responses on AVVO do not create an attorney-client relationship. You shold consult with counsel for a full review of your case.


  2. If you don't already have a lawyer, hire one to help you. The law is complex and there may be things that can be done that you didn't know about. Good luck!

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