Acknowledgment of paternity, which was not challenged by mother, signed by mother and putative father on the day following child’s birth established putative father’s paternity, for purposes of putative father’s complaint to establish paternity, custody, and child support, and thus, genetic testing to determine whether putative father could be excluded as child’s father was irrelevant.
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