Can a judge legally bastardize a child, based on the biological father claiming he's not the father, without ordering a DNA test?
Family Law Attorney
"Bastardizing" isn't a thing, so I'm not quite sure what you mean.
If a child is born to a married woman, there is a legal presumption that her husband is the child's father. That presumption can be rebutted. It doesn't necessarily require DNA testing - for example, if there's evidence that the spouses hadn't seen each other in years, that might be enough.
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Estate Planning Attorney
We no longer make moral judgments and the word bastard isn't really used anymore. Finding out who the father is can involve applying the law and sometimes DNA tests. See an attorney so you can discuss the facts of the case completely and the attorney can then discuss the law with you as it applies to this situation. http://www.portlandlegalservices.com
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Family Law Attorney
Sorry, but more information is needed to understand just what you are asking.
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