§ 23-2201 Title and application of act
§ 23-2202 Definitions
§ 23-2203 Hospital based program for voluntary acknowledgment of paternity
§ 23-2204 Acknowledgment of paternity forms
§ 23-2205 Parent and child relationship defined
§ 23-2206 Relationship not dependent on marriage
§ 23-2207 How parent and child relationship is established
§ 23-2208 Presumption of paternity
§ 23-2209 Determination of father and child relationship; who may bring action; when action may be brought; revocation of acknowledgment
§ 23-2210 Jurisdiction; venue; precedence of certain other orders
§ 23-2211 Parties
§ 23-2212 Genetic tests to determine paternity; order of court; refusal to submit to tests; expert witnesses
§ 23-2213 Evidence
§ 23-2214 Civil action; trial to court
§ 23-2215 Judgment or order; other authorized orders
§ 23-2216 Costs
§ 23-2219 Counsel for parties; free transcript for indigent on appeal
§ 23-2220 Action to determine mother and child relationship
§ 23-2221 Promise to render support
§ 23-2222 Paternity orders; birth certificates
§ 23-2223 Amendment of birth certificate to change name of parent or child; procedure
§ 23-2224 Court orders; interlocutory orders; ex parte, when; notice and hearing; temporary support
§ 23-2225 Change in child’s residence; notice; effect; exception

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 23 > Article 22

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • parent and child relationship: means the legal relationship existing between a child and the child's biological or adoptive parents incident to which the law confers or imposes rights, privileges, duties and obligations. See Kansas Statutes 23-2205
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Residence: means the place which is adopted by a person as the person's place of habitation and to which, whenever the person is absent, the person has the intention of returning. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • seal: includes an impression of the seal upon the paper alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed to the paper. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.