Asked by Stephanie on 20-06-2022 14:24:38
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Mpumalanga
I need advice on the following matter (which may seem strange to some people)
My husband got accused of having an affair last year and the lady is now claiming that he is the father of her child. As a result he lost his job in December 2021 and it has put a lot of strain on our relationship and marriage.
The baby was born on 1 March 2022 and the mother agreed before the birth that paternity tests would be done. But after the birth she refused. I realise that it may seem like he is not the father, but I know they had an affair and he admitted to me that he told her mother and family that he is the father. of course now he denies all of it and claims that he only admitted to her family that he is the father because he felt sorry for her.
I have tried to convince him to force her to have the paternity tests done in order to clear his name, but he refuses and says that he does not have the finances to have the tests done.
Is there a way that he can force her to have the tests done and what is the cheapest way of having it done?
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