New administrative paternity legislation effective August 1, 2020 gives parents the option to establish paternity using the conclusive results of a genetic test. 2019 Wisconsin Act 95 creates a procedure establishing parental rights, all without parties ever needing to step foot inside a courtroom.
Administrative Paternity in Wisconsin... It’s a Thing will walk you through the logistics of the process, when it can (and can’t) be used, and why this new pathway will likely benefit parents and children.
Another avenue for establishing paternity
Jill Mueller, from the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF), will help you understand how administrative paternity creates a monumental shift in Wisconsin family law.
- The three methods used to establish paternity prior to Act 95
- How this new alternative method may establish paternity faster and save courts time
- New action filings for custody, placement, and child support
- Important provisions, e.g., the ability to dismiss an action when in the child’s best interest
Discover how this new process may be less disruptive to mothers and fathers, save the court time, and establish paternity faster with help from Administrative Paternity in Wisconsin... It’s a Thing.