Does my biological father have to pay back child support

Asked almost 3 years ago - Mesa, AZ

I'm a 30 year old woman. I found out by DNA test who my biological father is when I was 22. He never paid a penny of child support my whole life. Can I get child support for myself from him now?

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  1. Kimberly Garde

    Contributor Level 9


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    Answered . No, you did not pay to raise yourself and you would not be entitled to receive child support from your father.

    The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The... more
  2. Barry L Brody

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . You probably do not have "standing" ( are not the correct person to sue), and the statute of limitations has probably run (i.e. lawsuits cannot be filed at any time, and must be filed within a certain number of years).

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