2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-502 - Order for testing.


AL Code § 26-17-502 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-502Order for testing.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this article and Article 6, the court shall order the child and other designated individuals to submit to genetic testing if the request for testing is made by a party to the proceeding, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, or the representative of the child.

(b) The Alabama Department of Human Resources may order genetic testing only in accordance with Section 30-3-197(a)(1).

(c) If a request for genetic testing of a child is made before birth, the court or the Alabama Department of Human Resources may not order in-utero testing.

(d) If two or more men are subject to court-ordered genetic testing, the testing may be ordered concurrently or sequentially.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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