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Parentage (Paternity)

Before starting the questionnaire, consider reading the following information to help you answer each question as accurately as possible.

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Important things to know about parentage

How is legal parentage is determined?

There are multiple ways that a person can become the legal parent of a minor child. A child's legal parent has unique rights and responsibilities.

How a person's parentage can be denied

Similarly, there are many ways for a person to deny that they are (or another person is) the biological parent of a minor child – even before the child is born.

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