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IC 31-14-7
     Chapter 7. Presumption of Paternity

IC 31-14-7-1
Presumptions; child's biological father
    
Sec. 1. A man is presumed to be a child's biological father if:
        (1) the:
            (A) man and the child's biological mother are or have been married to each other; and
            (B) child is born during the marriage or not later than three hundred (300) days after the marriage is terminated by death, annulment, or dissolution;
        (2) the:
            (A) man and the child's biological mother attempted to marry each other by a marriage solemnized in apparent compliance with the law, even though the marriage:
                (i) is void under IC 31-11-8-2, IC 31-11-8-3, IC 31-11-8-4, or IC 31-11-8-6; or
                (ii) is voidable under IC 31-11-9; and
            (B) child is born during the attempted marriage or not later than three hundred (300) days after the attempted marriage is terminated by death, annulment, or dissolution; or
        (3) the man undergoes a genetic test that indicates with at least a ninety-nine percent (99%) probability that the man is the child's biological father.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.138-2001, SEC.6.

IC 31-14-7-2
Rebuttable presumption; child's biological father
    
Sec. 2. (a) If there is not a presumed biological father under section 1 of this chapter, there is a rebuttable presumption that a man is the child's biological father if, with the consent of the child's mother, the man:
        (1) receives the child into the man's home; and
        (2) openly holds the child out as the man's biological child.
    (b) The circumstances under this section do not establish the man's paternity. A man's paternity may only be established as described in IC 31-14-2-1.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.138-2001, SEC.7; P.L.1-2009, SEC.156.

IC 31-14-7-3
Paternity affidavits
    
Sec. 3. A man is a child's legal father if the man executed a paternity affidavit in accordance with IC 16-37-2-2.1 and the paternity affidavit has not been rescinded or set aside under IC 16-37-2-2.1.
As added by P.L.138-2001, SEC.8.