Parentage (Paternity)


We've catered the following list of legal terms with the definitions of the most critical concepts for those that are currently involved in or are looking to start a paternity case, organized from A-Z.


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Challenging a Voluntary Acknowledgement or Denial of Parentage

Custodial Parent

Denial of Parentage

Department of Family Services (HFS)

DNA Testing

Establishing Legal Parentage

Gestational Surrogacy Agreement

Legal Parentage

Non-Custodial Parent

Presumed Parent

Rescinding a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Parentage

Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity (VAP)