LOS ANGELES — A judge says it’s too late for a man to contest nearly $200,000 in unpaid child support for a daughter who was likely fathered by comic Sam Kinison before he died in 1992.
Carl La Bove asked a judge to invalidate an agreement with his ex-wife that required him to make the payments.
Recent DNA tests have shown Kinison likely fathered the child born to La Bove’s ex-wife.
Superior Court Judge Thomas Trent Lewis told La Bove during a brief hearing Tuesday that he was years late in contesting paternity and trying to nullify at least $188,000 in back child support.
The 52-year-old La Bove, a longtime friend of Kinison, says he won’t give up and is fighting to get his life back since the judgment has ruined his credit.