My Boyfriend Is In The Military Overseas And I Am About To Have His Child. How Do I Establish Paternity And Obtain An Order For Support?

Once the child is born you can complete the OCSE application for child support services. If he is willing to sign documents admitting paternity and agreeing to support, then enforcement can proceed by a wage withholding order. If a noncustodial parent will not admit paternity, it may be necessary for OCSE to contact the commanding officer regarding genetic testing.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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