How can I beat this case and not pay support?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
If you signed the birth certificate in RI, please consider posting this question in the RI forum. An attorney familiar with RI paternity and family law will be better suited to guide you. Best of luck to you.
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You may be out of luck. Get a lawyer.
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If the mother is bringing you to court in Rhode Island, you should seek the advice of a Rhode Island attorney as the laws are different in each state. Good luck!
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Is she taking you to court in Massachusetts? If so, you may be able to move for a paternity test, to prove that you are not the biological father. Have you been involved in this child's life?
In Massachusetts, for children born "out-of wedlock", the mom may be able to get retroactive child support. This may be a very substantial amount. I recommend that you hire an attorney licensed to practice in the state that you are required to appear.
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