2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-505 - Genetic testing results; rebuttal.


AL Code § 26-17-505 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-505Genetic testing results; rebuttal.

(a) Under this chapter, a man is rebuttably identified as the father of a child if the genetic testing complies with this article and the results disclose that:

(1) the man has at least a 99 percent probability of paternity, using a prior probability of 0.50, as calculated by using the combined paternity index obtained in the testing; and

(2) a combined paternity index of at least 100 to 1.

(b) A man identified under subsection (a) as the father of the child may rebut the genetic testing results only by other genetic testing satisfying the requirements of this article which:

(1) excludes the man as a genetic father of the child; or

(2) identifies another man as the possible father of the child.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in Section 26-17-510, if more than one man is identified by genetic testing as the possible father of the child, the court or the Alabama Department of Human Resources pursuant to Section 30-3-197 shall order them to submit to further genetic testing to identify the genetic father.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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