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§ 2107. Persons born out of wedlock

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 20 Pa.C.S.A. Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 21. Intestate Succession (Refs & Annos)
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2107
§ 2107. Persons born out of wedlock
(a) Child of mother.--For purposes of descent by, from and through a person born out of wedlock, he shall be considered the child of his mother.
(b) Deleted by 1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1269, No. 303, § 1, imd. effective.
(c) Child of father.--For purposes of descent by, from and through a person born out of wedlock, he shall be considered the child of his father when the identity of the father has been determined in any one of the following ways:
(1) If the parents of a child born out of wedlock shall have married each other.
(2) If during the lifetime of the child, the father openly holds out the child to be his and receives the child into his home, or openly holds the child out to be his and provides support for the child which shall be determined by clear and convincing evidence.
(3) If there is clear and convincing evidence that the man was the father of the child, which may include a prior court determination of paternity.

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1972, June 30, P.L. 508, No. 164, § 2, eff. July 1, 1972. Amended 1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1269, No. 303, § 1, imd. effective.
20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2107, PA ST 20 Pa.C.S.A. § 2107
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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