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Paternity test result not available before child turns 2 years old. will I be obliged to pay child support even I am not parent?

Redmond, WA |

trying to schedule paternity test right now, however child will be 2 years old in a few days. Will I be responsible for his support even if the future paternity test proves I am not the father?

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Paternity can still be challenged until the child turns 4, but after age 2 the child must be made a party to the action, so it complicates things--you should really hire an attorney to help you with this.

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