26.26.330  <<  26.26.335 >>   26.26.340

Challenge after expiration of time for rescission of acknowledgment or denial of paternity. (Effective until January 1, 2019.)

(1) After the period for rescission under RCW 26.26.330 has expired, a signatory of an acknowledgment or denial of paternity may commence a proceeding to challenge the acknowledgment or denial only:
(a) On the basis of fraud, duress, or material mistake of fact; and
(b) Within four years after the acknowledgment or denial is filed with the state registrar of vital statistics. In actions commenced more than two years after the birth of the child, the child must be made a party to the action.
(2) A party challenging an acknowledgment or denial of paternity has the burden of proof.


CostsApplication2011 c 283: See notes following RCW 26.26.011.
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