I am a single mother and was never married to the father of my child. There was an Affadavid of Paternity signed at the hospital and he was added to the birth certificate. I am in a difficult situation because he has not contributed to assisting with this child. He has another child from his previous marriage and is behind on child support.
I am curious as to what rights he has as being her paternal father? I know by law right now I have sole custody until he files a motion in court.
If he decides to go to court is it mandatory for him to start paying child support and do I have any say in the visitation rights? I feel very uncomfortable with the child being with him unsupervised.
Thank YouI took on the responsibility of caring for his children even the ones that aren't mine due to his lack of motivation and interest.
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