I cheated on my husband and got pregnant: Will the dad have rights to the baby?

So I’m not proud of it, but recently I wandered from my husband and cheated… I, unfortunately, got pregnant. My husband has forgiven me, and we’ve been working through it. I was wondering if anyone knows if the guy I slept with will have any rights to the baby? I’ve been told that because I’m married, he doesn’t, but I’m freaking out because he’s psychotic. He stabbed my tire, has stalked my house, shown up at the hospital. I know he’s not safe, and I don’t want him around my kid. And before anyone judges and says I shouldn’t have messed around with him, lord do I know that already.

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Being he is the babies’ father i do believe he will have rights regardless of the fact that you are married…Good luck and stay strong

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In my state if you are married, the child is legally your husband’s child. DNA dosent matter. The bio father can file for DNA testing and get rights when it comes back his child.

Does the guy you cheated with know you’re pregnant? If so then he may be able to get visitation rights. Good luck

Dna is his just because you’re married won’t change that. He will have rights.

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You don’t tell him - your hubby has forgiven you - so move on with your lives & raise the baby as your own :hugs:

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yes he has rights if hes the father. This is a ridiculous question. He is the biological dad that child is 50% his.

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Paternity will have to be established by dna in court and then he will have rights. He will have to take you to court to get the rights

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If you are that concerned you will have to prove hes unfit but a judge will award him visitation, overnights and to pay you child support

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It depends on what state y’all live in. A restraining order sounds like a good idea. Be sure that you’re making police reports of the harassment:/ Good Luck

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He is the biological father so yes even though you are married he has rights

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His rights can be taken away by simply having your husband adopt the baby

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Depends on the state laws but where I live your husband is responsible for all kids you have while married.

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Someone I no had the same thing they were married and cheated and got pregnant when it came down to birth room they asked and she just stated that I am married and the husband was automatically put on you can choose to be honest or not say anything and no questions will be asked otherwise so it’s your call

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Did you not know he was psycho before you slept with him? Smh.

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I think he will only get rights if he gets the DNA test and proves he is the father which means you allowing him to test or he gets a court order to test the baby, too. Put your husband on the birth certificate as the father. Say you have a bad memory and were misremembering so you do think your husband is the father. The guy would have to place a legal claim. Get an lawyer when he does. Otherwise, work on the health of your family.

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If your married your hubby is the legal father

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Don’t put him on birth certificate he won’t have legal rights unless he gets DNA test and goes through courts

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His sperm he has rights until u prove he is not fit

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Seek professional support