Title 78B Chapter 15 Section 303

Judicial Code
Utah Uniform Parentage Act
Section 303
Denial of paternity.


78B-15-303.   Denial of paternity.

            A presumed or declarant father may sign a denial of his paternity. The denial is valid only if:

            (1) a declaration of paternity signed, or otherwise authenticated, by another man is filed pursuant to Section 78B-15-305;

            (2) the denial is in a form prescribed by and filed with the Office of Vital Records, and is signed, or otherwise authenticated, under penalty of perjury; and

            (3) the presumed or declarant father has not previously:

            (a) declared his paternity, unless the previous declaration has been rescinded pursuant to Section 78B-15-306 or successfully challenged pursuant to Section 78B-15-307; or

            (b) been adjudicated to be the father of the child.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 3, 2008 General Session