You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation:

  • You are the biological parents of a minor child /children born out of wedlock , which means: the mother was not married at the time of the birth, AND the mother was not married at any time during the ten months immediately preceding the birth, AND
  • You want a court order establishing paternity for the minor child(ren), AND,
  • You have one of the following:

    Affidavit of Acknowledgment -- both parents are signing the court papers in this packet to acknowledge paternity of the minor child(ren).

    Genetic Testing -- you are not sure who is the father of the minor child(ren) but both parents agree to be bound by the results of genetic testing, and you have a copy of the test results showing that the individual named as the father has not been excluded as the natural father, AND
  • You do not want a court order about Legal Decision Making (Custody), parenting time and support.

To Establish Voluntary Paternity - drvp1

Or download instructions and forms individually


Instructions: How to complete all forms for Voluntary Request for Order of Paternity - drvp11i


Procedures: What to do After you Have Completed All Forms - drvp10p


Family Court Sensitive Data Cover Sheet (in cases with children) - drsds10fc


Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and Request for Order - drvp11f


Order of Voluntary Paternity - drvp81f

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