establishing paternity in arizona

An Overview of the Establishing Paternity in Arizona

An Overview of the Establishing Paternity in Arizona In some situations, establishing paternity is an easy task. If you’re in a marriage and a child is born, you’re presumed to be the father of that child. In other cases, however, paternity establishment isn’t as clear-cut. Luckily, Arizona has a very specific paternity establishment legislative framework. […]
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Arizona’s Marital Presumption of Paternity

Everything You Need to Know about Arizona’s Marital Presumption of Paternity Arizona is one of the states that have a marital presumption of paternity. This presumption means that children born to a husband and a wife over the course of their marriage are considered to be children of the father without further testing being required. […]
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Rebutting a Presumption of Paternity

Introduction to Rebutting a Presumption of Paternity As desirable as it is for children to have a relationship with their parents, American law does not straddle a person with the responsibilities of parenthood unless there is sufficient evidence showing that the person is, in fact, the parent of a child. Where paternity is contested, courts […]
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Establishing Paternity in Arizona

Introduction to Establishing Paternity in Arizona In the time before the advent of paternity laws, bastardized children (that is, children with no identifiable father) and their mothers often occupied the lowest rungs of society and were the most vulnerable. Without a father or a male relative to care for, mentor, and raise the child, the […]
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