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Hi, I'm Lea and I have reviewed your query.
We don't have paternity court in the UK.
What is it that you are trying to achieve? Contact with the baby once it is born? Being put on the birth certificate?
Please expand so that I can see if I can assist.
Is she in the UK or still in Mexico?
I can't advise on Mexican law as I am an English lawyer.
However, it is likely that she can ask for child maintenance in Mexico, but it is whether she would be able to enforce it in the UK.
If you are certain that you are the father and you wish to contribute to the child's wellbeing and upbringing, then you can voluntarily pay her child maintenance if you want to.
Does that assist?
She is entitled to choose not to communicate with you, and at least the channels are open for communication about the child.
What is it that you wish to achieve?
There are paternity tests that can be done during pregnancy, but they carry a risk of miscarriage, so she may not want to have this done. Why not tell her that once it is confirmed the baby is yours you will reimburse her for the reasonable expenses she has incurred.
The legal action that can be taken against you would be for child maintenance. She can't do that until the baby is born. If you disputed the child was yours, a paternity test would be needed.
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She would have to get an order in Mexico for child maintenance and then she would have to seek to have it enforced in the UK. There is a process for this called reciprocal enforcement of maintenance orders - REMO. You can google for further information.
Either you or her can pay for the test. If she pays and you are the father, then she can probably claim that back from you. If you pay and you're not the father, you can probably claim that back from her.
All the best.