In this case, the court is asked whether a presumed father may, in a divorce action, challenge his paternity of a child born during the course of the marriage despite the fact that he did not raise the issue within three years of the child’s birth.
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The referee explained as follows: Michigan law is clear that a minor child cannot have two legal fathers.
The trial court properly dismissed the plaintiff's motion to establish paternity because he lacked standing to initiate the action under MCL 722.1441(3)(a)(i).
Plaintiff argued that the trial court erred in denying his motion because the parties previously acknowledged that he is the child's biological father. He also contended that the trial court erred in denying his request to order that the parties...
The Court of Appeals held that the trial court erred by granting the defendant-putative father's motion to set aside a default judgment establishing his paternity of the plaintiff-mother's child on the ground that it lacked subject-matter jurisdictio
Plaintiff filed a paternity action claiming defendant was the father of her child. He was eventually served, but claimed the trial court lacked jurisdiction. The trial court disagreed and ordered a paternity test. When he failed to comply, it...