2019 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8. Uniform Parentage Act
Subchapter III Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity
§ 8-303 Denial of paternity.

Universal Citation: 13 DE Code § 8-303 (2019)

A presumed father may sign a denial of his paternity. The denial is valid only if:

(1) An acknowledgment of paternity signed, or otherwise authenticated, by another man is filed pursuant to § 8-305 of this title;

(2) The denial is in a record, and is signed, or otherwise authenticated, under penalty of perjury; and

(3) The presumed father has not previously:

(i) Acknowledged his paternity, unless the previous acknowledgment has been rescinded pursuant to § 8-307 of this title or successfully challenged pursuant to § 8-308 of this title; or

(ii) Been adjudicated to be the father of the child.

74 Del. Laws, c. 136, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.

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