Go to your nearest Department of Child Support Services offices and apply there.
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The first consideration is were you married to the father, and if not, did you petition the court to establish paternity? On that basis, a Motion needs to be filed to establish child support and for a determination of an appropriate parenting plan. You need to hire a lawyer and file a Motion to obtain said support or request assistance from the Family Law Division of the District Attorney's Office.
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First start by talking to the Alameda County department of child support services.
If you cannot help you, and you cannot afford a private attorney contact baylegal.org and the Alaeda county volunteer attorney program. If you do not qualify for those or they cannot help you, contact my office www.allforthefamilylegalclinic.org we are a nonprofit that charges on a sliding scale based on income and family size.
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