The United States Supreme Court has held that a Texas statute which precludes paternity suits from being brought on behalf of illegitimate children more than one year after birth violates the equal protection clause of the United States Constitution.
Mills v. Habluetzel, 102 S. Ct. 1549 (1982).
Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment - Equal Protection - Illegitimate Children - Paternity Suits,
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