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If there was a court order of support which seems apparent since social services is involved, then the action is valid. Probably the only option is for the defendant to obtain legal advice or preferably retain legal counsel as soon as possible. This appears to be a case of public assistance (welfare) fraud which is a very serious matter. If the defendant cannot afford private counsel they should contact the office of the clerk of the court where the suit originated for a list of attorneys who offer pro bono or minimal fee services.

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Q: What can you do if social services is taking you to court for child support and past medicaid help but the baby and the mother have always lived with you?
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