Ohio

Paternity Enhancement Program

Is an Acknowledgment of Paternity Affidavit right for us?

Respond to each statement in this quiz with TRUE or FALSE.

  True False
The mother was not married at the time of the child's birth.
The mother was not married at the time of the child's conception.
The mother was not married at any time during the 300 days prior to the child's birth.
If the mother has been divorced, the divorce occurred at least 300 days prior to the child's birth.
There is no father's name listed on the child's birth certificate or, if a father is listed on the birth certificate, it is the same man that now wants to complete an Acknowledgment of Paternity Affidavit.
The mother and father have not previously completed an Acknowledgement of Paternity Affidavit for this child.
The parents have not already established paternity through a court or child support process.
Both the mother and the father are absolutely certain that the man signing the affidavit is the biological father of the child.
Neither parent wants to pursue genetic testing or a court order to establish paternity.
Paternity has not already been established for this child, in Ohio or any other state.
Both parents want their child to have a legal father.
Both parents want their child to have all of the benefits of having a legal father.