Tag: Paternity



Prevent Paternity Fraud

Have doubts that you are the father of your pregnant partner’s child? The most important action you can take to prevent paternity fraud is to request a DNA test at the hospital to confirm that you are the father BEFORE you sign the Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity form. In most jurisdictions, genetic testing is not required to establish paternity; all that is required is a...

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What To Do When You Are The Victim of Paternity Fraud

Hearing the words “I am pregnant,” can ignite a wide variety of feelings in a man. He may be overjoyed, terrified, or a combination of the two. For the woman looking to commit paternity fraud, she is hoping that he is filled with the overwhelming sense of responsibility to do the right thing. Paternity fraud occurs when a woman intentionally names a man to be...

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Fighting Paternity Fraud – Carnell Smith

After 11 years of paying support to a child that wasn’t his, Carnell Smith organized an advocacy organization to fight paternity fraud. The U.S. Citizens Against Paternity Fraud has successfully set up legislation in several states that allows men to use DNA tests to disprove paternity. “We showed the legislature in Georgia, for example, that it was an absolute hypocrisy to require men to pay...

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