2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-508 - Genetic testing when specimens not available.


AL Code § 26-17-508 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-508Genetic testing when specimens not available.

(a) Subject to subsection (b), if a genetic-testing specimen is not available from an individual who may be the mother or the father of a child, for good cause and under circumstances the court considers to be just, the court may order the following individuals to submit specimens for genetic testing:

(1) the parents of the individual;

(2) brothers and sisters of the individual;

(3) other children of the individual and their other parent; and

(4) other relatives of the individual necessary to complete genetic testing.

(b) Issuance of an order under this section requires a finding that a need for genetic testing outweighs the legitimate interests of the person sought to be tested.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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