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Paternity test shows lawmaker not woman's biological father

When biological parentage is denied or otherwise in doubt, emotions can run high. These situations may involve a mother who is seeking support from a man who denies that he is the father of a child. Or, in other cases, a man wants to exercise his parental rights but isn't being allowed to do so. And sometimes neither parent knows what the true situation is.

Texas couples increasingly having children before marriage

For the first time, federal data has been issued from the National Center for Health Statistics around the rates of couples living together before marriage across the country. A component of this is an in-depth examination on the relationship between living together before marriage and having a child outside of wedlock. This data was collected between the years 2006-2010, and comprised of surveying over 12,000 women between the ages of 15 years old and 44 years old across the country.

Establishing paternity in Texas in the best interest of the child

In Texas, establishing parentage through paternity action is in the best interest of the child because it means that once the father is identified, the child will receive the benefits of child support and coverage from another parent for uninsured child healthcare costs. This means that the child's overall health is apt to be better, and the child is also likely to be afforded better housing and schooling following establishing parentage. Of course, the financial obligations for a father that follows establishing paternity benefits the mother as well as she is no longer made to shoulder the entire burden.

Father seeks custody of child deceitfully adopted

A member of the Army and his wife were living in Texas when his wife discovered that she was with child. The couple attended doctor visits together and the father was excited to have another child. The drill sergeant accepted a position out of state and then martial discord ensued. The wife mentioned the possibility of terminating the pregnancy or giving the child up for adoption, but the father would not consent to those things. The wife was supposed to move to the state he was in after giving birth.

Some Texas child-support-paying men absolved of parental responsibility

The first of this month marked a deadline that aimed to aid Texas men paying child support to children that they are not the father of. Reportedly, there are 128,000 men in the state that are paying support for children that are not theirs. This may seem strange, but under Texas law in years past, if a man learned that he was paying child support for children that were not his, he was not entitled to end support payments because that would be contrary to the best interest of the child.

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