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The Parentage Act contains a limitations period that bars an action brought more than 5 years after the child attains the age of majority

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September 13, 2013 at 8:25 am

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In a parentage action, that presumption of paternity can only be overcome by clear and convincing evidence

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March 16, 2013 at 3:22 pm

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The New Jersey Legislature has recognized that biology is not always controlling in the area of parentage and has created statutory exceptions to the presumption that the biological father has parental rights in the area of artificial insemination

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February 27, 2013 at 2:48 pm

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The New Jersey Parentage Act states that a natural mother, among others, may bring an action at any time for the purpose of determining the existence of the parent and child relationship

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February 26, 2013 at 6:22 am

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An infertile man is the father of a child born to his artificially inseminated wife; however, the infertile wife is not the legal mother of her husband’s biological child born to a gestational carrier

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November 13, 2012 at 9:15 am

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If a party to a paternity action requests genetic testing and submits a sworn statement establishing a reasonable possibility that he is or is not the father of a child, then the court must order a genetic test unless the party opposed to such testing presents good cause for not ordering the test

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October 16, 2012 at 1:40 pm

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A paternity test negating paternity does not automatically result in a court order of non-parentage

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May 14, 2012 at 6:48 am

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In addition to paternity testing, fatherhood may be demonstrated through a psychological relationship

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May 14, 2012 at 6:44 am

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A natural mother may file an action to determine paternity at any time until five years after the child reaches the age of majority

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November 9, 2011 at 6:48 pm

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Two parties CANNOT enter into a private contract regarding a self-administered artificial insemination procedure whereby one party seeks to terminate that party’s parental rights

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June 10, 2011 at 11:50 am

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