26.26.535  <<  26.26.540 >>   26.26.545

Proceeding to adjudicate parentageTime limitation: Child having acknowledged father or adjudicated parent. (Effective until January 1, 2019.)

(1) If a child has an acknowledged father, a signatory to the acknowledgment or denial of paternity must commence any proceeding seeking to rescind the acknowledgment or denial or challenge the paternity of the child only within the time allowed under RCW 26.26.330 or 26.26.335.
(2) If a child has an acknowledged father or an adjudicated parent, an individual, other than the child, who is neither a signatory to the acknowledgment nor a party to the adjudication and who seeks an adjudication of parentage of the child must commence a proceeding not later than four years after the effective date of the acknowledgment or adjudication. If an action is commenced more than two years after the birth of the child, the child must be made a party to the action.
(3) A proceeding under this section is subject to RCW 26.26.535.

NOTES:

CostsApplication2011 c 283: See notes following RCW 26.26.011.
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