Title 78B Chapter 15 Section 304

Judicial Code
Utah Uniform Parentage Act
Section 304
Rules for declaration and denial of paternity.

            

78B-15-304.   Rules for declaration and denial of paternity.

            (1) A declaration of paternity and a denial of paternity shall be contained in a single document. If the declaration and denial are both necessary, neither is valid until both are signed and filed.

            (2) A declaration of paternity or a denial of paternity may not be signed before the birth of the child.

            (3) Subject to Subsection (1), a declaration of paternity or denial of paternity takes effect on the birth of the child or the filing of the document with the Office of Vital Records, whichever occurs later.

            (4) A declaration of paternity or denial of paternity signed by a minor and by the minor's parent or legal guardian is valid if it is otherwise in compliance with this chapter.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 3, 2008 General Session