2021 Delaware Code
Title 13 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8. Uniform Parentage Act
Subchapter V. Genetic Testing
§ 8-505. Genetic testing results; rebuttal.

Universal Citation: 13 DE Code § 8-505. (2021)
§ 8-505. Genetic testing results; rebuttal.

(a) Under this chapter, a man is rebuttably identified as the father of a child if the genetic testing complies with this subchapter and the results disclose that:

(1) The man has at least a 99 percent probability of paternity, using a prior probability of 0.50, as calculated by using the combined paternity index obtained in the testing; and

(2) A combined paternity index of at least 100 to 1.

(b) A man identified under subsection (a) of this section as the father of the child may rebut the genetic testing results only by other genetic testing satisfying the requirements of this subchapter which:

(1) Excludes the man as a genetic father of the child; or

(2) Identifies another man as the possible father of the child.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in § 8-510 of this title, if more than 1 man is identified by genetic testing as the possible father of the child, the court shall order them to submit to further genetic testing to identify the genetic father.

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