Putative father lacked standing under the Uniform Parentage Act (UPA) to determine the existence of a parent-child relationship with the children, even assuming putative father was an “interested party” under the UPA, where mother’s husband had presumed father status, putative father never married or attempted to marry mother, and putative father never received the children into his home despite considerable efforts to do so.
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