Maine Revised Statutes

§1563. Admissible evidence

(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)
1. Evidence of paternity; admissible.  In an action brought under this subchapter, evidence relating to paternity may include, but is not limited to:
A. An expert's opinion concerning the time of conception; [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
B. Evidence of sexual intercourse between the mother and alleged father at a possible time of conception; [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
C. Medical, scientific or genetic evidence relating to the alleged father's paternity of the child based upon tests performed by experts; or [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
D. The statistical probability of the alleged father's paternity based upon the blood or tissue tests. [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
2. (TEXT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 7/1/16) Inadmissible evidence.  Testimony relating to sexual relations or possible sexual relations of the mother at a time other than the probable time of conception of the child is inadmissible in evidence, unless offered by the mother.
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
2. (TEXT REPEALED 7/1/16) Inadmissible evidence. 
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. B, §10 (RP); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2015, c. 296, Pt. B, §10 (AMD). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).