Paternity Test Required

Is a Paternity Test Required for Child Support?

by Gina Grady

The topic of child support has long been a controversial one throughout the state of Georgia. During the past decade, changes have been made to the law in an effort to make rules more transparent and fair to both parents. However, there are still problems, especially when paternity is an issue. Horror stories involving non-biological parents being severely punished for failing to pay child support even though the child in question was not theirs helped influence changes to how paternity affects child support. If you believe that you and the other parent of your child may soon confront child support issues, it is important to know whether or not a paternity test is required for child support in Georgia.

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