ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF PARENTAGE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 305 of 1996
722.1004 Acknowledgment as basis for court ordered child support, custody, or parenting time; relationship and status of child.
An acknowledgment signed under this act establishes paternity, and the acknowledgment may be the basis for court ordered child support, custody, or parenting time without further adjudication under the paternity act, Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1956, being sections 722.711 to 722.730 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. The child who is the subject of the acknowledgment shall bear the same relationship to the mother and the man signing as the father as a child born or conceived during a marriage and shall have the identical status, rights, and duties of a child born in lawful wedlock effective from birth.
History: 1996, Act 305, Eff. June 1, 1997