You really need to hire a lawyer and make sure you challenge paternity, because the law presumes you are the father of all children your wife has while you are married to her.
Although you may in fact NOT be the biological child, under the Parentage Act you are the PRESUMED father. Accordingly, as of the present time, you are the de facto "legal father"--this means you are financially responsible for the child.
Your recourse is to retain an attorney well-versed in parentage law. You will need to LEGALLY REBUT the mentioned presumption. You will need to file an action to declare the non-existence of the parent and child relationship.
If, as a result of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) tests, you will be determined NOT to be the father of the child, any adjudication of paternity and any orders regarding custody, visitation, and future payments of support may be vacated.
Good luck to you & I hope I was able to shed some light on your dilemma.
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You definitely need an attorney!
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What the other attorneys have stated to you is correct. You need to get an attorney to assist you so that this case will properly find that you are not the father of the child and that no parent-child relationship exists. You are presently the PRESUMED father since the child was born during your marriage. I would be glad to visit with you concerning your case. I have attached a link to my website which contains my background and contact information.
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