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paternity suit

n
(Law) law the US (and in Britain a nontechnical) term for affiliation proceedings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paternity suit - a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)paternity suit - a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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paternity suit

nVaterschaftsprozess m

paternity suit

n (Law) → causa di riconoscimento della paternità
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