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FAQ - Paternity

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

What is a “presumed father”?

A presumed father is a person the law has stated is a legal father of a child because of his legal relationship to the mother during the pregnancy. There are several ways a man can be considered a presumed father, the most common of which is being married to the mother. To see a list of all the presumptions review statute A.R.S. §25-814.