NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish woman alleges her child's father has refused to share evidence to establish his parentage.
Jana Ritter filed a suit against Victor Loraso III in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Nov. 17, alleging failure to fulfill his obligations.
According to the claim, in 2013, Ritter filed a petition to establish child support, alleging Loraso was the father of her unborn child. A custody battle ensued. The suit states Loraso has refused to furnish evidence, knowing that it would result in monetary damages for the plaintiff.
Ritter seeks all appropriate damages, that Loraso be required to appear in court, attorney fees and court costs. She is represented by attorneys D. Douglas Howard Jr. and Jonathan C. Pedersen of New Orleans
The case has been assigned to Division E Judge Clare Jupiter.
The Orleans Parish Civil District Court Case number 16-11393.