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The Indiana Law Blog: Ind. Decisions - "Indiana couple fights to ...

Eventually, the latter court determined his paternity and named him the legal parent. The Lucas County Probate Court then halted the adoption, a decision that a divided Ohio Supreme Court upheld in an order issued this summer. But Vorhees said that throughout the case, the courts have ignored Ohio law and long established state adoption procedures. The recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling – which Vorhees has asked the justices to reconsider – has created “anarchy” in the adoption community, he said. * * * The Vaughns tried to fight the case in Indiana, where the couple has also filed to [more...]

Date: 2010-09-24 14:45:02

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DNA parentage testing when the alleged parent is deceased – DNA Tests

These types of samples will require mtDNA testing techniques, as opposed to standard STR DNA, but can be useful in determining parentage. Since, often times, success can not be guaranteed with samples of the deceased, it is recommended that one consult with a DNA testing laboratory or expert to be advised of the best option for your specific situation. In some cases, it may be helpful to rely on samples from the alleged parent’s family members, which can sometimes indirectly establish parentage. About DNAExam The DNA Identity Testing Center of Bio-Synthesis Inc., headquartered in [more...]

Date: 2010-08-12 17:19:40


Forensics expert: Child's DNA is consistent with accused blueblood's

Reddin in Paterson that the child’s DNA “is consistent with being an offspring” of the defendant and his now-23-year-old daughter. Crutchley  added that she is not a qualified expert on calculating the “paternity probability,” or giving what the statistical chances are that the baby is actually Ayinde’s, based on the DNA profile.   The prosecution is expected to present a probability witness next week, to give the DNA results more context for the jury.  While the scientific evidence thus does not unequivocally establish Ayinde as the father, neither does it rule him [more...]

Date: 2010-09-30 20:49:33


DNA Testing - Legal DNA Tests DNA Testing Center Paternity Test ...

I always find it engaging to watch and read about cases even if they are fictional, knowing that these forensic analysts use the same processes that I use in legal and private DNA identity testing. Maybe someday, forensic analysts will be more involved in solving criminal cases. Hey, a guy can only dream. The relative but successful newcomer to the television world, Bones, explores forensic analysis using bone as the main source of DNA as well as investigative profiling. Being a relative newcomer myself, I decided to do some research into the practical aspects and methods involved in [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 15:20:00


Child support help - WORLD Law Direct Forums

TANF -Temporary Assistance to Needy Families - time-limited assistance payments to poor families. The program provides parents with job preparation, work and support services to help them become self-sufficient • Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), and Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act (URESA) - laws enacted at the State level which provide mechanisms for establishing and enforcing support obligations when the noncustodial parent lives in one State and the custodial parent and the children live in another • visitation - the right of a non-custodial parent to visit [more...]

Date: 2007-07-03 21:03:01


Updates:David Bruce Mcmahan Daughter

In fact, you did a reasonable thing, and asked Linda to take a paternity test, just to make sure that it really was your child. After the tests came back positive, are shown with 99.7 percent certainty that it was your daughter, you enthusiastically adopted it in the family, made her part of the lavish family vacations, to establish a trust fund for her, and even paid for her to finish college. Then, eight years later, it was time for Braveheart. ” In his video deposition, Linda herself tells the story of seduction in the cooling of parts. She graduated from college and was nearly completed [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 03:20:27


Relationship DNA tests: X chromosome Test

Siblings, either male or female, wishing to establish whether they share the same mother (perhaps adopted children) would do a DNA maternity test or even more accurate an MtDNA test (mitochondrial DNA test). Relationship testing, as in the example of 2 females doing an X chromosome test to see if they share the same dad, will never be as accurate as a paternity test. The X chromosome test will show the probability of relationship between two females. No related [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 10:45:21


Teen Pregnancy Is a Serious Problem

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Date: 2010-10-08 11:00:00


How to Establish Paternity in Arizona - Paternity - The Phoenix ...

The Judicial branch of Arizona states that one way to establish paternity is for a judge to enter a court order that mandates paternity testing. The state's Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE) may also establish paternity without going to court. Phoenix family lawyers can provide the forms that assist with establishing paternity. In Maricopa County, the forms are also available through the Self-Service Center located at the downtown, the southeast and northwest courthouses. Parents may also be able to find the appropriate forms through the Division of Economic Security or at local [more...]

Date: 2010-05-28 18:05:05


Facts About Home Paternity Testing | I am pregnant!

People who will be using the DNA final results in court and legal proceedings must get laboratory DNA screening instead of the home-test. In legal paternity checks, the court seeks to establish that the DNA samples are monitored to steer clear of tampering or screening by a biased party. Residence paternity assessments are ordinarily performed beyond legal requirements. They’re uncomplicated to obtain since convenience retailers and online shops are selling these kits. As soon as you send the outcomes to the laboratory to analyze, they are sure to keep the outcomes private. As a matter of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 14:38:33


Woman Claims to Be Daughter of Michael Jackson - Paternity - The ...

Mocienne Petit Jackson reportedly filed a claim in Los Angeles Superior Court last July, asking a judge for permission to conduct a DNA test so that paternity can be established. Yet on September 7, a judge dismissed the case. The woman has since filed a motion to have her case reconsidered. It's not very common for a child to bring up a paternity claim, as it's usually the alleged mother that needs paternity established for legal procedures. However, adult children will sometimes want paternity established in cases like this, where the child could be entitled to a portion of an [more...]

Date: 2010-09-15 17:05:46


Served with a Paternity Suit in Colorado? Contact a Colorado ...

You may have always dreamed of becoming a parent, but being served with a paternity action is probably not the way you had planned on becoming one.  Perhaps you've bee served with a lawysuit but you not even sure if you're the father.  It may be a good idea to challenge the action, especially if you no longer are in contact with the mother.  If you plan to take a paternity test and you live in the state of Colorado, then it may be time to speak with a paternity attorney.  Of course, there are other reasons to work with a paternity lawyer, including any effort to establish paternity as [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 00:20:16


What Are a Father's Rights When a Son Gets Famous and Wealthy ...

A mother might bring a paternity suit, for example, to establish legal paternity in order to seek child support. A father might bring forward a paternity claim in order to lay the foundation for child custody or visitation rights. Once a child is an adult, however, child custody and visitation no longer apply. Back child support might be ordered, but it would be Mr. Stovell paying it to James. Parents have limited inheritance rights -- if a child has no other heirs and does not write a will. Parents have some other natural rights, but virtually all of them can easily be denied by the adult [more...]

Date: 2010-09-07 20:11:38


DNA & Paternity Testing - Child Support & Establishing Paternity ...

Some men own up to the responsibility without any hassle while others have doubts. In this case, a DNA & paternity test would help. This test would either help the mother win her child support case or it would help the man find out whether or not he was indeed the father. Most fathers would be thrilled to learn they have children, while to some it would be a total shock. In some cases, fathers are paying out money each month only to find out that the child is not biologically theirs. This might even be the worse case scenario because not only has the dad paid out so much money that he was not [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 13:47:41


Clear Your Doubts With A Paternity Test

If you have doubts, DNA Paternity Test is the most reliable and accurate method to clear your doubts and prove your relationship to the child. In fact this method has become a popular practiced in developed countries. DNA Paternity is considered a widely used practice as the concept may not appeal to all. However, there are several reasons to go for a Paternity Test. It can be gleaned in mental, legal and medical angles. Let us further discuss the importance of a Paternity Test through these angles: 1. Mental Angle - Clear the cobweb of doubts in your mind through a Paternity Test. It is the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 21:14:28


Paternity Faq | I am pregnant!

Establishing paternity means that you are establishing the law pertaining to the youngsters papa. To acknowledge the child's paternity, the two mothers and. ... Laws need fathers to give economic assist to their kids after paternity is determined. In a few states, there is a time limit for establishing paternity. In Ohio, as an example, paternity maybe established until the age of 23. If their youngster is no longer below 18 years of age, then economic help is no longer [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 13:51:11


Where to Learn More About Pre and Post Natal Paternity DNA Testing ...

Further development came and persons now carry out paternity testing. The samples obtained for screening are very appropriate. Furthermore, paternity diagnostic tests has been an uncomplicated process. A assortment of alternatives for paternity assessment is available. You can find invasive, non-invasive, and others additional favorable collection of samplings for DNA assessment. Invasive type of paternity DNA assessment consists of amniocentesis and chronic villus sampling (CVS). Instances of non-invasive form, that are safer than invasive ones, are fetal genetic material assessment. Other [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 22:08:31


Should Paternity Leave Be Statutory? | General News | ModernGhana ...

The economic pressures of the day have sent women in search of careers that are keeping them far away from home and sometimes working odd hours to earn a living to support the family’s budget. Even statistics show that there are more women in agriculture than men. Women are increasingly spending longer hours on their jobs and contributing in equal terms, sometimes even more, to the upkeep of their homes. The quality of life of families today has changed for the better, thanks to the additional income from working mothers. Can the tables overturn for fathers to also take lead roles in the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 16:13:59


Ohio: Adoption rulings may boost birth father's rights

Ohio: Adoption rulings may boost birth father’s rights August 10, 2010 From The Columbus Dispatch: Adoptive parents often don’t worry much about challenges from an alleged birth father who wasn’t married to the mother. If the man didn’t meet the 30-day deadline for signing the state’s putative-father registry, offer support during the pregnancy or establish paternity before the adoption was filed, he might have little chance to halt the placement. But two recent Ohio Supreme Court rulings in favor of birth fathers are putting putative-father laws on shaky ground, some observers [more...]

Date: 2010-08-10 15:42:47


Paternity Testing Now More Available in Cochise County

Here's some good news for Arizona residents. The Cochise County Health Department is now offering DNA paternity testing through the DNA Diagnostics Center at all five of its locations, now having testing centers through the Benson Health Department, Bisbee Health Department, Douglas Health Department, Sierra Vista Health Department, and Willcox Health Department. The Tucson Citizen reports that expanding opportunities for paternity testing can help some mothers collect child support  from the child's father and can also help fathers dispute false allegations of impregnation. Yet paternity [more...]

Date: 2010-07-22 15:04:22


Fatherhood and Paternity Court Cases–Is Establishing Paternity ...

If your name is on the birth certificates of the children, you may be asking this very question. Is it truly necessary for you to establish paternity anyway? Yes, you do! Establishing paternity is essential if you and the mother were not married and you want rights as a father. Establishing paternity will benefit your child in the long run for many reasons. Child Support Rights The right to pay child support is the only thing your name on the birth certificates establishes for you. And while that is not honest, it is not likely to change in the immediate future. Both parents are responsible [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 17:53:50


Case Law Update: Voluntary Acknowledgement Wins in Competing ...

In an extremely messy case involving dramatically differing stories from the parties and the intersection of four separate statutory provisions governing paternity, the California Court of Appeals held that a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity trumped the presumption created by holding oneself out as a father. While she was pregnant and for a time after the child was born, Mother lived with the petitioner, a man (who happened to be a family law attorney) .  Though he knew he was not the biological father, the petitioner held out the child as his own.  This established petitioner [more...]

Date: 2009-06-23 14:11:30



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