Court papers proving that former presidential candidate John Edwards is the father of Rielle Hunter's daughter Frances were published yesterday by

On the papers, Frances Quinn Hunter is named as a child...from this relationship.

The court papers, first published offline by the National Enquirer, state Rielle Hunter is seeking more than $17,000 per month from Edwards for her and her child's support.

The documents are from earlier 2009 but Radaronline reports that the child support has still not been solved.

Edwards admitted in August 2008 to an affair with Ms. Hunter, a video producer of his campaign, but denied he fathers' her daughter. The affair happened in the wake of Edward's wife Elizabeth battling with cancer.