presumption of paternity

Definition of "presumption of paternity"
  1. A legal rule asserting that a man is the father of a child if supporting evidence is presented, yet this can be countered if the man can disprove this assumption
How to use "presumption of paternity" in a sentence
  1. Despite not being married, the presumption of paternity came into play when he signed the child's birth certificate.
  2. The court had a presumption of paternity due to genetic test results.
  3. He sought legal advice to challenge the presumption of paternity.

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