Kansas: Sperm Donor Mom Lied for Child Support
Jennifer Schreiner said she didn't know who the father was: filing
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jan 4, 2013 4:25 AM CST
A Kansas woman lied on her application for state child support for a baby conceived through artificial insemination, the state says.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – In seeking state child support, a Kansas mom said she didn't know who donated the sperm to conceive her daughter, but that's not true, the state says. Jennifer Schreiner wrote on the application that she had "no idea" who'd fathered her child, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. But a sperm donor contract with donor William Marotta—who is battling the state's request for child support money—shows that Schreiner and her partner, Angela Bauer, did know his identity, the state's court filing says.

What's more, an interview with the Capital-Journal indicates the couple knew who he was, the filing notes. The state also argues that the contract, which absolves Marotta of any financial duties, "may be invalid on its face." Officials say they were given multiple versions of the contract, and one doesn't have Schreiner's signature or dates. But Marotta and his attorney "stand by that contract," the lawyer says. "The insinuation is offensive ... There was no personal relationship whatsoever between my client and the mother, or the partner of the mother, or the child."

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Traffic Vixen
Jan 29, 2014 2:42 PM CST
The state is seeking reimbursement and future child support payments, so why not just publicize the child support case number so anonymous individuals can make payments towards the child's account?
HayezAllen84
Jan 14, 2013 2:41 AM CST
These crazy and lazy lesbians should stop from doing this. Aren't they ashamed of what they're doing? They are selfish people, brought up a child to this world to try to have a real family but it’s the reality that they cannot have a family of their own had struck them.
apocalypso
Jan 4, 2013 5:50 PM CST
LOL, maybe these lazy lezbos should just get a job instead of trying to milk the state of KS for cash. They thought they could pop out a baby for a welfare-meal-ticket like the ghetto-girls do, now they're finding out it's not all fun and games. I have no sympathy for any of the idiots involved in this story except for the poor child, who is probably smarter than all three of the adults combined. Anyway, they'll get lots of attention and pity-cash from the gay community for having their names in the news, so I'm sure they don't mind.