Maine Revised Statutes

§1851. Establishment of parentage

Parentage may be established by: [2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).]

1. Birth.   Giving birth to the child, except as otherwise provided in subchapter 8;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
2. Adoption.   Adoption of the child pursuant to Title 18-A, Article 9;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
3. Acknowledgment.   An effective voluntary acknowledgment of paternity under subchapter 3;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
4. Presumption.   An unrebutted presumption of parentage under subchapter 4;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
5. De facto parentage.   An adjudication of de facto parentage, under subchapter 5;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
6. Genetic parentage.   An adjudication of genetic parentage under subchapter 6;
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
7. Assisted reproduction.   Consent to assisted reproduction under subchapter 7; and
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
8. Gestational carrier agreement.   Consent to a gestational carrier agreement under subchapter 8 by the intended parent or parents.
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 296, Pt. A, §1 (NEW). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).