§ 406.005 Definitions for KRS 406.011 to 406.180
§ 406.011 Obligations of father — Presumption of paternity
§ 406.021 Determination of paternity — Liability of noncustodial parent
§ 406.025 Rebuttable presumption of voluntary acknowledgment-of-paternity affidavit — Temporary support order if paternity is indicated — Continuation of child support until final determination of paternity
§ 406.031 Limitation of action
§ 406.035 Written order of paternity — Limit on public inspection — Persons who may inspect
§ 406.041 Effect of death of father on liabilities
§ 406.051 Remedies — District Court’s concurrent jurisdiction for child custody and visitation in paternity cases
§ 406.061 Jury trial in paternity action
§ 406.071 Time of trial
§ 406.081 Authority for genetic tests — Failure of alleged father to submit to tests
§ 406.091 Ratification of unchallenged acknowledgment of paternity — Genetic tests to include tests for inherited characteristics — Appointment of examiner of genetic markers — Genetic testing in contested paternity case — Admissibility of test results —
§ 406.101 Compensation of expert witnesses
§ 406.111 Effect of test results — Rebuttable presumption
§ 406.115 Costs of action and attorney’s fees
§ 406.121 Judgment, how enforced
§ 406.131 Bond to secure payment of judgment
§ 406.141 Settlement agreements
§ 406.151 Venue
§ 406.161 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 406.170 Short title
§ 406.180 Applicability

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 406 - Uniform Act On Paternity

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.