Paternity Disestablishment in 2004: The Year in Review

Publication Date: December 2004

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Paula Roberts

Research Area: Law and ethics

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


This memo analyzes the statutory and case law developments in late 2003 and 2004. It contains two appendices. The first appendix describes in detail the reported cases in 2004. The cases are divided by topic and listed alphabetically by state. The second appendix contains two charts listing the major state cases in the last seven years. One chart deals with disestablishment for marital children and the other for non-marital children. This memo follows up the publications titled Truth and Consequences, Parts I, II, and III and a memo from June 2004.