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What would clear and convincing evidence be to establish paternity?

Riverside, MO |
Filed under: Family law

I have a one year old and have not established paternity. He was born during a marriage and has a presumed legal father that takes care of him. I've researched and it states I need clear and convincing evidence to prove that I am the biological father in order to rebut the legal presumption but I am unsure what that would consist of.

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One possibility is a matching DNA test.

The above is not intended to be legal advice, but may be used for general information. Please contact an attorney for specific help tailored to your needs.

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This is what I also thought but I was told that because their marriage is intact and it has been so long that my request for a DNA test could be thrown out without clear and convincing evidence.

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