the fact of being a father She had a daughter of uncertain paternity.
connected with being a father She filed a paternity suit against her former lover.
- Blood tests are used to ascertain paternity.
- The wanted to establish the paternity of the child.
- He was forced to undergo a paternity test.
- How many paternity suits have been filed against him this year?
- As the father, you are entitled to paternity leave.
- It was difficult for the court to judge the paternity issue without tests.
- paternity leave a leave of absence from work granted to a father to care for an infant
- paternity suit a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born outside of marriage and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined