Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A. Domestic Relations § 1601. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.

1. Alleged father.  “Alleged father” means:

A. A man who is alleged to have engaged in sexual intercourse with a child's mother during a possible time of conception of the child;  or

B. A man who is presumed to be a child's father under chapter 61.

2. Blood or tissue-typing tests.  “Blood or tissue-typing tests” means tests that demonstrate through examination of genetic markers the paternity of a child.

3. Paternity proceeding.  “Paternity proceeding” means the administrative proceeding provided in this subchapter for the commencement of an action to establish paternity under subchapter I.  1

1 19-A M.R.S.A. § 1551 et seq.

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