Putative father

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one who is presumed to be the father of an illegitimate child; the supposed father.

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The guardian court is directed to recall the dismissal order passed by it and thereafter consider the appellant's application for guardianship expeditiously without requiring notice to be given to the putative father of the child," the SC said.
BerlusconiOs bizarre behavior, its putative father.
His putative father, Paul, is an amusing personality.
011 allows an unmarried, pregnant woman to bring a paternity action, the statute is silent as to whether a putative father can bring the same action before a child is born because Ch.
Alfie, the putative father, was allowed to live ferally, sleeping with friends overnight.
It said that one of the reasons was 'because of the birth of Maisie to a mother of only 15 and a putative father who was 13 at the time of the child's birth and 12 at the time of the alleged conception'.
Mr King was also the putative father of Tessa, the highly popular tax-exempt savings scheme that helped to transform the savings and investment habits of a generation of Britons.
state's putative father registry (PFR) before the mother
Within those care proceedings, the local authority, supported by the children's guardian (who was appointed only seven weeks after the start of proceedings), sought directions as to the involvement of the putative father and the mother's extended family.
While Bradstreet calls her poems "ill-formed offspring of my feeble brain," Brooks writes of his essay collection having been "conceived" online through a partnership between himself, "as putative father," and Erica Gaffney of Ashgate as "partner" and Ann Donahue, also of Ashgate, as "capable and caring surrogate mother.
61) The court, although noting that this case was one of first impression, nevertheless found "guidance" in the opinion of the court in Greenwood which recognized the right of a child out of wedlock to prove paternity even after the death of the putative father.
We were not able to obtain a blood sample from the other putative father.

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