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Does a court decree of paternity prove a child is yours?
A court decree finding that you are the child's mother or father must:
Identify you and the child;
Include a specific finding that you are the child's biological parent; and
Must have been issued before your death and be certified by the proper official.
Last Revised: March, 2001
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