2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:4-30.118 - Proceeding To Determine Parentage.

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:4-30.118 (2016) What's This?

2A:4-30.118 Proceeding to determine parentage.

54. a. A tribunal of this State may serve as an initiating or responding tribunal in a proceeding brought under this act or a law or procedure substantially similar to this act, or under a law or procedure substantially similar to the "Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act," or the "Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act" to determine that the petitioner is a parent of a particular child or to determine that a respondent is a parent of that child.

b.In a proceeding to determine parentage, a responding tribunal of this State shall apply the procedural and substantive law of this State, and the rules of this State on choice of law.


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