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Detroit Man Fights Unjust Child Support System

Courts are required to meet two types of jurisdiction when filing a case; jurisdiction over the subject matter involved in the case, and jurisdiction over the defendant. Some 22 years ago, Carnell Alexander was named as the father of a child by a woman who applied for social services. The woman unsure of who the real dad was and desperate to receive financial assistance for herself and her child, named Alexander, a former friend, as the dad.

In the early 1990's a process server was dispatched to the home of a relative of Alexander to serve a court summons to determine if he was in fact the chi...


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