45.1501 Persons who may initiate proceedings-Limitations.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.1501]

(a) Proceedings to establish the paternity of a child and to compel support under this chapter may be commenced by the mother, whether a minor or not, by the child’s guardian of the person, or, if the mother or the child is a public charge, by the Department of Health.

(b) No proceeding under this chapter may be initiated after the child is 5 years of age or older unless paternity has been acknowledged by the father in writing or by furnishing support.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 19-6-101