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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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I have a problem where my ex girlfriend who is pregnant but

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hi I have a problem where my ex girlfriend who is pregnant but isn't sure who the dad is.
is refusing to do a dna test with me. but is doing one with another guy. my problem is even if its not his that doesn't prove its mine. she says shes not in a rush to let either of the possible fathers see the baby but if it is mine then I want to know asap so I can see it and support it. what can I do about this. is there a way I can get the couets to make her have one ? kind regards craig
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further informtaion first

When was the baby born and when was the DNA test with the other man done?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi the baby is due 19th November the test will be done with the other man after that time
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

There is nothing that you can do until the baby is born in November

Once the baby is born then you can apply to the court for a Child Arrangement Order and within that applictaion ask for a DNA test.

You should try and discuss this with her first using Family Mediation

www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk

You have to attend a Mediation Informtaion and Assessment meeting yourself before any court applictaion - so arrange that for early October

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is that meeting just for me ?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

The MIAM is just you - but if your ex agrees to Mediation then the following meetings will be joint

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

You are most welcome - I hope all goes well

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