2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-623 - Admission of paternity authorized.


AL Code § 26-17-623 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-623Admission of paternity authorized.

(a) A defendant in a proceeding to adjudicate parentage may admit to the paternity of a child by filing a verified pleading to that effect or by admitting paternity under penalty of perjury when making an appearance or during a hearing.

(b) If the court finds that the admission of paternity satisfies the requirements of this section and finds that there is no reason to question the admission, the court shall issue an order adjudicating the child to be the child of the man admitting paternity.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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