I've got a court order that I have to sign my child birth certificate I have never even met my child . I'm refusing to sign it , the other?
Parent is taking me back to court about it can I get in trouble at a t can happen
- FoofaLv 77 months ago
If your coparent can convince a judge to order a DNA test you may not be able to get out of paying child support (as one assumes is your play here).
- GypsyfishLv 77 months ago
Signing or not signing the birth certificate doesn't really mean anything. I don't know why a court would order this. Proof of paternity is the DNA test- have you taken one of those? In any case, if you don't do what is court ordered, you'll be put in jail. Get a lawyer.
- 7 months ago
Of course you can get in trouble for not obeying a court order. Contempt of court, you can end up doing jail time. It doesn't do you any damage to sign the thing.
- BruceLv 77 months ago
You can be fined and/or jailed for contempt of court. The judge could order you to stay in jail until you agree to sign.
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- rustbucketLv 67 months ago
You can always say you're not sure you are the father.
- Steven SLv 77 months ago
You meeting the child has nothing to do with it. It is your child. Be a man and do the right thing. Get in trouble? You can be jailed. It is not the child’s fault. Pay up.
- blackgrumpycatLv 77 months ago
If you don't think that you are the Father, then you should get a paternity test. If you are the father, this is what the link says:
A father’s refusal to sign a paternity statement will not get him off the hook for paying child support. If a father doesn’t voluntarily sign a paternity statement, the state will go to court to establish that he is the father and collect child support.
- KiethLv 77 months ago
You can go to jail for violation of a court order, have you consulted with an attorney?