Putative biological father filed petition to establish paternity of child born to mother during her marriage to husband and for visitation and child support. Held: Mother’s husband did not fail to persist in his status as legal father of child born during marriage, and thus, biological father lacked standing to seek adjudication of paternity, visitation, and child support.
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