Utah Legal DNA Testing Laws & Statutes

Utah Legal DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

Utah Birth Certificate Vital Statistic Information:

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Utah Legal DNA Paternity Testing To Change Name On Birth Certificate

Utah (UT) Vital Records
Utah Bureau of Vital Statistics
PO Box 141012
Salt Lake City UT 84114-1012
Utah (UT) Vital Statistic Application
Phone (801) 538-6380

Utah Legal Paternity DNA Testing Laws & Statutes:

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According to the Laws of Utah and paternity statute 78-45a-10

Voluntary Declarations of Paternity.
U.C.A. § 78-45e-1 et seq.

(i) Subsection 2(1)(a) provides that "a voluntary declaration of paternity filed in compliance with this chapter establishes a father-child relationship identical to the relationship established when a child is born to persons married to each other."

(ii) Subsection 2(3) provides that a voluntary declaration of paternity shall become an amendment to the original birth certificate.

(iii) Subsection 3 requires the voluntary declaration to be signed by the birth mother and biological father, and by the legal guardian or parent of any biological father who is under 18 years of age.

(iv) Subsection 4 provides a procedure for rescinding a voluntary declaration of paternity.

Uniform Act on Paternity.

A. Standard of Proof--Establishing Paternity.

1. Compare old U.C.A. § 75-2-109(b) "clear and convincing proof" with new U.C.A. § 75-2-114(1), which provides that the parent and child relationship may be determined under the Uniform Act on Paternity.
2. The standard of proof for paternity under the Uniform Act on Paternity is "by a preponderance of the evidence." U.C.A. § 78-45a-6.5. [More]

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