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  • A Case of Two Presumed Fathers of One Child
    A Case of Two Presumed Fathers of One Child

    Wife [W] was married to Husband [H] when she had an affair with her co-worker [F]. The affair resulted in her getting pregnant. Before the affair began, W had told F that she was separated from H, ...

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  • POP Goes Paternity
    POP Goes Paternity

    The Paternity Opportunity Program (or POP) was established in California in 1995 creating a simpler system for a biological mother and unmarried father to establish paternity. The program was created ...

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  • Sometimes It's Not about the Money
    Sometimes It's Not about the Money

    In December of 2014, Susan was 69 years old. She brought a cause of action to establish a parental relationship from a man [Man] who had died 19 years before. She wanted to have him declared as her ...

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  • You're STILL the Father!
    You're STILL the Father!

    T and C met in 1991, but they did not begin a sexual relationship until 2005. Prior to 2005, C had a vasectomy. Shortly after beginning their sexual relationship, T and C discussed having a child ...

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  • Sperm Donors and Presumed Father Status
    Sperm Donors and Presumed Father Status

    M and J began a romantic relationship in 2002. M is a certified rolfer (a form of physical trainer) and J is a well-known actor. M wanted to be a mother, and J agreed to father a child with her. ...

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  • The Doctrine of Disentitlement
    The Doctrine of Disentitlement

    In June of 2015, a baby girl (Baby Girl) was born to M and her live-in boyfriend, CK. At the time of her birth, M tested positive for amphetamine. Sadly, Baby Girl tested positive for amphetamine as ...

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