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Different Record types and page layouts for the same user

I'm trying to use the Contact object in 3 different ways:


1) as a regular contact

2) as an economical dependant from another contact (lookup rel field "DependantOn" on contact)


I desgined an extra layout DependantLayout with record types DependantRT for contact.

I wonder how do I create a Reg Contact and in the related list "Economical dependants" click on new button and it should take me to DependantLayout but its not doing that, instead it takes me to the Reg Contact layout.


Also when going to Contacts tab and clicking on New the system skips the field for me to chosing which type of contact (regular or Dependant) why is that?


Thank you