1709.What constitutes as a written acknowledgment of a child?
A written acknowledgment can be any writing from you confirming that the child is your son or daughter. A variety of written statements are acceptable, for example:
An income tax return listing the child as yours;
A soldier's application for an allotment listing the child as yours;
A will referring to the child as yours;
An application for insurance naming the child as yours (e.g., as beneficiary); or
A letter indicating the child is yours.
Last Revised: Mar. 20, 2008