Legislative Fact Sheet - Parentage Act

Act Parentage Act
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 2000 (and amended in 2002).
Description The Uniform Parentage Act (as revised in 2000 and amended in 2002), modernizes the law for determining the parents of children.

ABA Family Law Section, ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, ABA Steering Committee on Unmet Legal Needs of Children, National Child Support Enforcement Association, National Association of Public Health Registrars, American Association of Matrimonial Attorneys, Council of State Governments (CSG) as Suggested State Legislation

(Approved by the American Bar Association)


Enactments Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
2018 Introductions
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