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Do I have to pay child support if I'm against keeping the baby?

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If a girl that I was dating previously, now discovers she is pregnant and I am the father, Do I have to pay child support if I'm against keeping the baby and she would like to keep it?

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On the assumption that you are the father then yes you are required to pay child support. The fact that you are against keeping the baby is irrelevant. The issue is how much child support you will have to pay based on your circumstances. If you telephone me at 866-557-3222 I am more than happy to provide you with a free consultation with respect to how much child support you must pay. Please note that you also have access rights to the child and I would also be pleased to discuss these rights with you. Please also note that you can insist on a paternity test if you have any doubt that you are the father.

(The information provided above is general, not legal advice, as circumstances vary from case to case. As well, generally speaking, the above information relates to Ontario law. Thus, if you wish legal advice that you can rely upon for your specific case, or if you are making inquiries where Ontario law may not apply, please contact Andrew Kania for a free consultation).

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