January 23, 2013Comments Off on Unmarried father may enforce paternity agreement
The unmarried father of a child conceived through in vitro fertilization could seek to enforce an agreement with the mother acknowledging his paternity, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
October 18, 2012Comments Off on Paternity test not subject to ‘best interests’ standard
A presumed father’s request for genetic testing of his adult son should not have been denied solely on the basis that it was not in the son’s best interests, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
June 8, 2012Comments Off on Mother can be sued for paternity fraud
A man who alleged that he voluntarily provided financial support for a child he was misled into believing was his could sue the mother for paternity fraud, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
June 4, 2012Comments Off on Man claiming paternity not entitled to genetic test
An unwed man was not entitled to genetic testing to prove that he was the father of a child conceived during the mother’s marriage and born following her divorce, Maryland’s highest court has ruled in reinstating the denial of a ...
February 2, 2012Comments Off on Deceived husband can recover child-rearing costs
A man who was deceived as to the paternity of a child born during his marriage could sue the girl’s biological father to recover his child-rearing expenditures, the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.