Can a biological father fight for his 8 year old if he didn’t know it was his son ?
2 attorney answers
If the court established paternity by the non-biological father, it is very unlikely that the court will even allow a DNA test to be completed. In New York, the relationship determines paternity, not biology.
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Generally once the child has an established relationship with the person the child believes is his father and the non-bio father and child have formed that relationship, the Court will not reverse it because of a DNA test and would not even order the test if it would hurt the child.
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