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Written by attorney Keith D. Becker

Texas law allows paternity testing for men paying child support

On May 12, 2011, Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Senate Bill 785, which allows a man to terminate his relationship with a child who isn’t biologically his. To make that determination, he first must file a paternity suit and get a court-ordered DNA test. If the test proves the man and child aren’t re

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