As a “person alleging to be the father,” petitioner had standing to commence a paternity proceeding, notwithstanding fact that mother was married at the time of child’s birth, where petitioner alleged that he engaged in a sexual relationship with the mother during the probable time of conception, that the mother was not married at that time, and that he was the child’s father.
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