Quoting xONikki:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Back to Noob Status:</b>" I think you are making the right decision, ... [snip!] ... here said to start any child custody things he would have to pay for the test to start anything. That's what I'm debating."
If you give the baby your last name and list no father on the birth certificate, your friend is correct. There's no physical proof that the child is his so he would have to start with a paternity test to prove that he even has a claim over your child.