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Can Disproving Paternity Nullify a Long Island Custody Agreement?

Can Disproving Paternity Nullify a Long Island Custody Agreement?

How Does Paternity Effect Child Support & Child Custody?

Can Disproving Paternity Nullify a Long Island Custody Agreement?

Typically, paternity on Long Island is determined before a child custody or child support order is finalized. However, there are occasionally cases in which a temporary custody order has already been arranged and paternity is established later. In rare cases, a married couple may even find that the husband is not the child’s biological father later on in the marriage, sometimes years later.

If a paternity test proves the father is not the child’s biological parent, will the custody order become invalid? Here’s what you should know.

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