26.26.415  <<  26.26.420 >>   26.26.425

Genetic testing resultsRebuttal. (Effective until January 1, 2019.)

(1) Under this chapter, a person is rebuttably identified as the parent of a child if the genetic testing complies with this section and RCW 26.26.400 through 26.26.415 and 26.26.425 through 26.26.450 and the results disclose that:
(a) The person has at least a ninety-nine percent probability of parentage, using a prior probability of 0.50, as calculated by using the combined parentage index obtained in the testing; and
(b) A combined parentage index of at least one hundred to one.
(2) A person identified under subsection (1) of this section as the parent of the child may rebut the genetic testing results only by other genetic testing satisfying the requirements of this section and RCW 26.26.400 through 26.26.415 and 26.26.425 through 26.26.450 which:
(a) Excludes the person as a genetic parent of the child; or
(b) Identifies another person as the parent of the child.
(3) Except as otherwise provided in RCW 26.26.445, if more than one man is identified by genetic testing as the possible father of the child, the court shall order them to submit to further genetic testing to identify the genetic parent.
(4) This section does not apply when the child was conceived through assisted reproduction.

NOTES:

CostsApplication2011 c 283: See notes following RCW 26.26.011.
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