North Dakota Century Code Title 14. Domestic Relations and Persons § 14-10-00.1. Presumption of age

1. In determining an individual's age for purposes of this chapter, the individual's date of birth as provided by any of the following is presumed to be the individual's legal date of birth:

a. A state government in the form of a birth certificate, other state-issued identification, or a certified copy of a birth certificate that includes the individual's date of birth;

b. The United States government in the form of a tribal identification document, military identification, passport, passport card, permanent resident card, certificate of United States citizenship, certificate of naturalization, border crossing card, visa, or other entry document that includes the individual's date of birth;  or

c. A foreign government in the form of a passport, driver's license, or other foreign government-issued identity document that includes the individual's date of birth.  If there is a conflict between government issued forms, a government issued birth certificate or a certified copy of a birth certificate takes precedence.

2. The presumption in subsection 1 may be rebutted by clear and convincing evidence to the contrary.


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