Can the Military order a paternity test or check medical records for the sole purpose of proving adultery?

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Can the Military order a paternity test or check medical records for the sole purpose of proving adultery?

The child was conceived right before the womans divorce was finalized. The ex-husband and the babys father are both military members, the mother is a civilian.

Asked on December 10, 2012 under Family Law, Kentucky

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states as well as the federal Constitution the United States military court has no authority to order a paternity test to prove adultery by a female military person. Such would be a clear violation of the woman's Constitutional rights.


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