Kansas Parenting Laws

By: Dawson Minson

Kinds of parents

Biological Father- A male who has sired or transmitted his genes to an offspring.

Biological Mother- has conceived or sired rather than adopted a child and whose genes are therefore transmitted to the child.

Presumed Father- is a person who is recognized under law to be the legal father of a child.

Alleged Father- a legal term for a male who may be legally married but not living with his wife and not divorced or who may be part of a relationship outside of marriage.

Legal Father- A male whose name appears on the birth certificate, but for the past 6 months they have not been living together.