Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 722. Children § 722.1002

Sec. 2.  As used in this act:

(a) “Acknowledgment” means an acknowledgment of parentage executed as provided in this act.

(b) “Child” means a child conceived and born to a woman who was not married at the time of conception or the date of birth of the child, or a child that the circuit court determines was born or conceived during a marriage but is not the issue of that marriage.

(c) “Court” means the circuit court.

(d) “Father” means the man who signs an acknowledgment of parentage of a child.

(e) “State registrar” means that term as defined in section 2805 of the public health code, Act No. 368 of the Public Acts of 1978, being section 333.2805 of the Michigan Compiled Laws .


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