Paternity Disestablishment in 2004-2005
Publication Date: June 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Paula Roberts
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
This memo analyzes the statutory and case law developments in paternity disestablishment from late 2004 and early 2005, as well as recently enacted statutes. The first appendix describes in detail the reported cases in 2004 and early 2005. The cases are divided by topic and listed alphabetically by state. The second appendix contains a chart listing the major state cases in the last eight years in regard to paternity disestablishment for marital children. The third appendix charts similar case law as regards non-marital children.