Research guides prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch law librarians:
OLR Research Reports -
Office of Legislative Research:
Department of Social Services:
Legal Assistance Resource
Center of Connecticut:
Paternity Matters (2022 Supplement)
Sec. 46b-160. (Formerly Sec. 52-435a). Petition by mother or
expectant mother. Venue. Continuance of case. Evidence. Jurisdiction
over nonresident putative father. Personal service. Petition to include
answer form, notice and application for appointment of counsel. Genetic
tests. Default judgment, when.
Sec. 46b-172. (Formerly Sec. 52-442a). Acknowledgment of paternity
and agreement to support; judgment. Review of acknowledgment of
Sec. 46b-172a. Filing of claim for paternity by putative father.
Child as party.
Attorney General as party. Hearing. Rights and responsibilities upon
adjudication or acknowledgement of paternity. Claim for paternity after
death of putatuve father.
Chapter 818. Connecticut Parentage Act
Chapter 25 - Procedures in Family Matters
Chapter 25a - Family Support Magistrate Matters
(Case Law -
Written Decisions of the Family Support Magistrates)