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11/09/2011 11:46 am ET Updated Jan 09, 2012

Mariah Yeater's Attorney: We Hoped To Settle With Justin Bieber Out Of Court

Teen popstar Justin Bieber has reportedly agreed to take a paternity test to prove he's not the father of 20-year-old Mariah Yeater's three-month-old son, but lawyers for the woman claim they had hoped to settle the matter out of court.

RadarOnline reports that Jeffery Leving, one of Yeater's attorneys, appeared on "Lifechangers with Dr. Drew" on Tuesday and claimed they tried to contact Bieber's lawyers before the lawsuit had been filed and never received a response.

Of course, settling out of court would have theoretically meant avoiding the media circus the lawsuit has brought for both parties, but it also suggests that Yeater's case is not as strong as she claims.

Leving told the show he wants a "carefully supervised" DNA test to establish paternity, adding that the wealthy shouldn't be able to bully a single mother. "Justice is not a luxury for the rich," he said.

Until the results of the paternity test are in we can't say for sure who is lying, but Yeater's recent appearance on "The Insider," did not seem to help her case.

When asked about her ex-boyfriend John Terranova, she wouldn't comment and then appeared visibly flustered when told Terranova's grandmother said Yeater accused her grandson in 2010 of getting her pregnant. Yeater is actually due in court Dec. 12, on battery charges linked to her allegations.

Yeater also walked out of the interview when asked if any of the other girls who were backstage at the concert where she says she had sex with Bieber could confirm her version of the events.

Bieber has responded to the allegations denying that he ever met Yeater and yesterday he Tweeted:

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