If he is the child's father, he has rights and duties. did he sign the birth certificate or an acknowledgement of paternity with you? If not, he can file a suit affecting parent-child relationship in District Court where the child lives. the court will grant him some type visitation and will put a duty of child support on him to support his child. If it comes to that, you should consider hiring a lawyer.
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He is the child's father. He should pay support, participate in decision-making, and have visitation. This is not just your child.
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Yes, same rights and duties as any other father when the bio-parents are not married.
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