Lawyer: Teen’s dad is Michael Jordan, not woman’s ex

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11:27 AM March 8th, 2013

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March 8th, 2013 11:27 AM

In this Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan looks on after practice at NBA basketball training camp in Asheville, N.C. An Atlanta woman has filed a lawsuit saying basketball Hall of Famer and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is the father of her teenage son. The lawsuit was filed Feb. 6 by Pamela Smith in Fulton County Superior Court. AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File

ATLANTA — A lawyer for a woman who says Michael Jordan fathered her teenage son is attacking the basketball hall of famer’s allegation that her ex-husband has been established as boy’s dad.

Pamela Smith last month sued Jordan and asked that he take a paternity test and pay child support. Jordan has said he’s not the father and filed motion to have her lawsuit dismissed.

A lawyer for Jordan said in a court filing last week that Smith’s divorce filings established her ex-husband as the teen’s father. The response also accused Smith of trying to get child support from more than one person.

Smith’s lawyer, Randy Kessler, says the ex-husband hasn’t paid child support and hasn’t been involved in the teen’s life.

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday.

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