My husband was previously married. She cheated on him and got pregnant. They took a private paternity test and proved he wasn't the father. But she put his name on the birth certificate and gave the baby his last name anyway. His grandmother was giving her money for the child because she felt sorry for her. His grandmother found out recently that she was remarried and ended payments. The case was closed. Now his ex is suing him for child support again knowing the child isn't his. But her husband wants to adopt the child. She said she would let her husband adopt the child if My husband pays for it. Does he need to take another paternity test. I really need help. I have a child as well that we take care of. We are also trying to have a child together. What steps do we need to take?
He should be on here asking the questions. However, I would say if the new spouse wants to adopt the child then your husband should just agree. I do not think any paternity test will be necessary. Your husband was declared the legal biological parent because if you are married to someone and your wife become pregnant during the marriage then the child is legally your unless another man come forward and admits the child is his and the wife agrees. This is the law in many states and may not be in the state where these facts occurred. he should consult with an attorney in person to verify the information I just gave you and also to give all the facts of the situation.
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It shouldn't cost your husband anything. I don't see why your husband should have to pay for the adoption.
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