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You can file a motion with the court asking that the grandparents submit to a test. Or, you could try to get one of the father's siblings, or another known child, to participate in the test. You should hire an attorney to do this, as it is not a common legal problem and many of our judges probably have not encountered it. You might first try to get someone the grandparents trust to intercede on behalf of your child -- perhaps their pastor, or a trusted friend. There is no risk to the grandparents and it could help your child immensely. If that fails, you should not hesitate to file the motion. Most judges are very pro-child and they will want to help. You should post this question in both child custody and social security sections because you might run into an attorney who has experience with this. In 38+ years of practice in family law, I have not, but paternity testing is part of family law. Goo9d luck to you.
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This question is best answered by an attorney who practices social security law. Those attorneys can give you the best advice to get financial support for your child as soon as possible. You may also want to call the Court's Family Services Administrator to predetermine which DNA testing facilities are recognized by the Court. Also, the Circuit Court for Montgomery County offers a FREE daily self-help clinic staffed by volunteer attorneys where you can face-to-face advice. I strongly suggest that you look into that. Good luck to and your child.
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