LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Erin Colleen Flynn | May 18, 2018

What is an Affidavit of Parentage?

An Affidavit of Parentage is a form signed by both unmarried parents that acknowledges, under the penalty of perjury, that they are the biological parents of a child. It is generally presented to the parents at the hospital after the child is born.

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Michigan’s Affidavit of Parentage can be found at: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Parentage_10872_7.pdf

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