2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-622 - Consequences of declining genetic testing.


AL Code § 26-17-622 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-622Consequences of declining genetic testing.

(a) A court order for genetic testing is enforceable by contempt.

(b) If a party declines to submit to genetic testing ordered by the court, the court for that reason may adjudicate parentage contrary to the position of that party.

(c) Genetic testing of the mother of a child is not a condition precedent to testing the child and a man whose paternity is being determined. If the mother is unavailable or declines to submit to genetic testing, the court may order the testing of the child and every man whose paternity is being adjudicated.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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