My friend thinks he is a father of this child. The girl thought so to so he took a Walmart dna test. He said if the baby was his that he would step up and be a dad. The girl went nuts and told him that he wasn’t the father but told his friends that he was. He just wants clarification that it’s his. The girl has been taking care of this child for a two years and has another guys name on the birth certificate. That guy is no longer in the child’s life
He can file a Complaint with the Probate Court seeking a judgment that he is the father, He can request a DNA test as part of the filing.
I am a Massachusetts attorney and answer questions solely based on Massachusetts law. The above answer is for educational purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship or constitute legal advice. I would strongly recommend that you schedule a meeting with an experienced attorney who can review your facts in detail, ask additional questions and provide you with advice.
I agree with my colleague above in that your friend should file a Complaint for Paternity with the Probate and Family Court in the county which the mother and child reside. Your friend then request a DNA text in order to adjudicate him as the biological father. Good luck.
I am a Massachusetts attorney and answer questions based on Massachusetts law. The above answer is for educational purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship or constitute legal advice.
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