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REVOCATION OF PATERNITY ACT

Act 159 of 2012

AN ACT to provide procedures to determine the paternity of children in certain circumstances; to allow acknowledgments, determinations, and judgments relating to paternity to be set aside in certain circumstances; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; and to provide remedies.


History: 2012, Act 159, Imd. Eff. June 12, 2012


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 722.1431SectionShort title.
Section 722.1433SectionDefinitions.
Section 722.1435SectionApplicability of sections to certain actions.
Section 722.1437SectionAction for revocation of acknowledgment of paternity; filing; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; proceeding on behalf of state; affidavit; order for blood or tissue typing or DNA identification profiling; forwarding copy of order to state registrar; vacating acknowledgment of parentage; amending birth certificate; representation.
Section 722.1438SectionAction for order determining genetic father not child's father.
Section 722.1439SectionMotion to set aside determination.
Section 722.1441SectionDetermination that child born out of wedlock.
Section 722.1443SectionCourt action.
Section 722.1445SectionDetermination of paternity.