South Dakota DNA Testing Laws & Statutes

South Dakota DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

South Dakota Birth Certificate Vital Statistic Information:

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South Dakota Legal DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

South Dakota (SD) Vital Records
South Dakota Bureau of Vital Statistics
South Dakota (SD) Vital Statistic Application
Phone (605) 773-4961

South Dakota Legal DNA Paternity Testing Laws & Statutes:

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According to the Laws of South Dakota and paternity statute 25-8

25-8-7. determine paternity

or compel support as civil actions--Rules of procedure--Remedies authorized. An action to determine paternity or proceedings to compel support by the father are civil actions governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure. They are not exclusive of other proceedings that may be available on principles of law or equity.

Upon determining paternity of a child, the court shall give judgment declaring the paternity of the father to the child. The court may award a money judgment to the appropriate party for the recovery of the reasonable expenses of the mother's pregnancy and confinement, for the education, support, or funeral expenses for the child, or for any other expenses with respect to the child as the court deems reasonable.

The court shall enter an order for the support and custody of the child. The court may require the person ordered to pay support to give reasonable security for providing the support. The court may modify or vacate any order issued pursuant to this section at any time.

 25-8-49. Admission of paternity as prima facie evidence.

An admission by an alleged father of paternity of a child born out of wedlock, other than completion of an affidavit of paternity which creates a presumption of paternity as specified within this chapter, is prima facie evidence of paternity.

 25-8-56. Judgment of paternity

Full faith and credit. Any judgment of paternity, whether established through a voluntary acknowledgment process, or established by a court or administrative entity of this state, or any other state or jurisdiction, is entitled full faith and credit in this state.[More]

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