He needs to actually go through with DNA testing first of all. If it shows he is not dad, then he needs to make a motion in court to vacate the paternity order. And he needs to do all of this soon, because at some point the court cares more about finality of the order than getting the right guy as dad.
Yes he can file pro se to file a motion to request the DNA test and to request he be declared not the legal father. As counsel stated, he will want to do this sooner rather than later.
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I'd say the odds of him getting an order removing his support obligation are zero. He was apprised of the support demand from the county back in 2011, and he challenged the presumption of paternity, but he failed to appear for the DNA test. That was HIS error, and he did nothing to correct it for 2 years? If I were the judge, I'd say B.S. to that - the court's order making him the father was entered 2+ years ago, he failed to challenge it even though he wanted to and knew how to do it, and he has left it alone all this time - too bad. The fact that he has had no contact with the child is irrelevant - support and parenting time aren't linked like that. He'll need a good attorney to convince a judge (maybe) to reopen the paternity issue.
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