If a man just took a DNA test for a child when he turn 10 years old, is he responsible for paying child support for the years before?

Asked on November 14, 2012 under Family Law, Mississippi

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Under the laws of all states in this country if is possible that a man who is deemed to be the parent of a minor child who is now ten (10) years of age could be held by a court to pay for the child support of the child incurred before. Namely, one-half (1/2) of such.


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