How do you get a court order for a DNA test in Texas?
Texas treats paternity or parentage establishing as a contested
The mother wishing to receive child support files the suit for
support and the alledged father is served.
The father has the legal right to contest the suit and if he
does a paternity test is ordered.
If he does not contest the charge or fails to appear at the
hearing he will probably lose the suit by default and child support
will be granted.
If the male signed an affidavit of acknowledgement of paternity
upon the birth of the child it is extremely difficult to have the
The best option is to consult with or retain an attorney
qualified in family law.
we are in the state of west Virginia