You may file a Petition for Establishment of Parentage and within that case, enter a Parenting Plan (or a simpler, Order Re Residential Schedule) and an Order of Child Support. If both parents have agreed that they are the parents, parentage is admitted. If both parents do not agree, one or the other may ask that court to order DNA testing. Upon a finding of parentage, orders may be entered, by agreement or after a court hearing, regarding the child’s residence and child support.
WHAT IF WE HAVE A CHILD TOGETHER, BUT WE ARE NOT MARRIED?