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Section 722.1433

Act 159 of 2012

722.1433 Definitions.

Sec. 3.

As used in this act:

(a) "Acknowledged father" means a man who has affirmatively held himself out to be the child's father by executing an acknowledgment of parentage under the acknowledgment of parentage act, 1996 PA 305, MCL 722.1001 to 722.1013.

(b) "Affiliated father" means a man who has been determined in a court to be the child's father.

(c) "Alleged father" means a man who by his actions could have fathered the child.

(d) "Genetic father" means a man whose paternity has been determined solely through genetic testing under the paternity act, 1956 PA 205, MCL 722.711 to 722.730, the summary support and paternity act, or the genetic parentage act.

(e) "Presumed father" means a man who is presumed to be the child's father by virtue of his marriage to the child's mother at the time of the child's conception or birth.

(f) "Order of filiation" means a judicial order establishing an affiliated father.

(g) "Title IV-D case" means an action in which services are provided under part D of title IV of the social security act, 42 USC 651 to 669b.

History: 2012, Act 159, Imd. Eff. June 12, 2012 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 376, Eff. Mar. 17, 2015

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