Paternity Tests – Act 95

2019 WISCONSIN ACT 95

2019 Wisconsin Act 95 creates a new procedure to establish paternity based on genetic tests and a new legal presumption of paternity. The act also expands the grounds on which a county child support agency may require, by subpoena, that a person submit to genetic tests, and modifies a court’s authority to both order genetic tests in and dismiss a paternity action. The law takes effect on tests performed after August 1, 2020.  Complete Summary available here.