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1. The master may enter a recommendation establishing the paternity of a child during a proceeding concerning the support of a dependent child pursuant to NRS 425.382 to 425.3852, inclusive, if both parents sign affidavits or other sworn statements that paternity has not been legally established and that the male parent is the father of the child.
2. If there is only one alleged father and he does not file a response that denies paternity and requests a hearing within the period allowed in paragraph (g) of subsection 1 of NRS 425.3824, the master, without further notice to the alleged father, may enter a recommendation in accordance with NRS 425.3828 that declares and establishes the alleged father as the legal father of the child.
3. Any recommendation entered pursuant to subsection 1 or 2 and approved by the district court establishes legal paternity of the dependent child for all purposes.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 38. Public Welfare § 425.3838. Establishment of paternity: Procedure when paternity not disputed - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-38-public-welfare/nv-rev-st-425-3838/
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