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Legal Statutes: Texas

UPDATED July 20, 2016

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Subchapter D. Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity

back to top§ 160.301. Acknowledgment of Paternity

The mother of a child and a man claiming to be the biological father of the child may sign an acknowledgment of paternity with the intent to establish the man's paternity.

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, § 1.01, eff. June 14, 2001. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1248, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.