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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
Reese v. Muret
Citation:150 P3d 309
Sam married his first wife in 1970, and she gave birth to Heather. Heather’s birth certificate named Sam as her father. Sam ad his wife divorced a year later. The district court ordered Sam to pay child support and granted him visitation with Heather. The next year, he filed a motion to terminate his child support payments and the court granted the order. After the divorce, Sam had little contact with his daughter. He did not attempt to have a relationship with her. He then married Sandra and told her that Heather was not his child. Sandra and Sam then divorced and then remarried. Before Sandra moved back in with Sam, he executed a will leaving everything to his daughters. He then committed suicide. Heather began a paternity action. Sandra intervened in the paternity action and moved for genetic testing to show Heather is not Sam’s biological child.
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