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Contesting Paternity After a Divorce in Arizona

Posted on : September 27, 2016
Contesting Paternity After Divorce in Arizona
Contesting Paternity After Divorce in Arizona Some fathers may have reason to question their paternity of their children and, therefore, consider contesting paternity after divorce in Arizona. A child born to a married couple is presumed to be the child of the marriage in Arizona. No paternity testing is required to show that the husband […]

Adoption and Putative Father Registry

Posted on : September 12, 2016
Adoption and the Putative Father Registry
Adoption and Putative Father Registration In Arizona, a man who hasn’t yet proved paternity can register as a putative father on the Putative Father Registry in Arizona to protect his parenting rights. He can also file for a determination of paternity. State laws allow adoption without a father’s consent if a father waives his rights. […]

Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity

Posted on : June 13, 2016
Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity
Fraudulent Acknowledgment of Paternity Alvarado: Fraud on the Court/Paternity Declaration Issues Arizona law allows the father of a child to establish paternity in a variety of ways. One way is by signing an acknowledgement of paternity. Once that is filed with the court, Arizona law gives interested parties only 6 months to challenge it, absent […]

Contesting Paternity Testing in Arizona

Posted on : March 14, 2016
Contesting Paternity Testing in Arizona
Contesting Paternity Testing in Arizona Courts in Arizona will virtually always determine paternity by using two distinct methods of proof, known as resemblance evidence and Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) testing. The first standard of evidence, known as resemblance evidence, is conducted by having similarities drawn from both the child and the potential father; these connections […]