2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-609 - Limitation: Child having acknowledged.


AL Code § 26-17-609 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-609Limitation: Child having acknowledged.

(a) If a child has an acknowledged father, a signatory to the acknowledgment of paternity may maintain a proceeding seeking to rescind the acknowledgment or challenge the paternity of the child only within the time allowed under Section 26-17-307 or 26-17-308.

(b) If a child has an acknowledged father, an individual, who is not a signatory to the acknowledgment of paternity and who seeks an adjudication of paternity of the child may maintain a proceeding at any time after the effective date of the acknowledgment if the court determines that it is in the best interest of the child.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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