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New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual

 

Manual:

CP&P

Child Protection and Permanency

Effective

Date:

Volume:

X

Forms

Chapter:

A

Forms

8-22-2007

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

14.88

CP&P Form 14-88, Affidavit Denying Paternity

 

Click here to view or print the CP&P Form 14-88, Affidavit Denying Paternity.

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

This form is used to:

 

•           Acknowledge that an individual has been named the father of the child;

 

•           Deny that he is the father of the child;

 

•           Waive all parental rights;

 

•           Assist CP&P in documenting its search efforts;

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

•           Access it through the Create > Casework > Court/Legal > Options Drop-down.

 

•           Only complete this template outside of the NJ Spirit application as part of a contingency plan when the application is unavailable.  However, in doing so, you are still required to create the form in NJ Spirit when the application becomes available.

 

•           Print the form for approval and signatures, as explained.

 

TIPS FOR COMPLETING THE FORM

 

CP&P Form 14-88 is now a template to be completed in NJ SPIRIT.   At # 3, the putative father is asked to explain his denial of paternity.  The Worker records his explanation in this text form field.

 

The form is prepared in triplicate and notarized.

DISTRIBUTION

 

Original                      -           Court

 

Copy                           -           Case Record

 

Copy                           -           Putative Father

 

Electronic copy         -           NJ SPIRIT Electronic Case Record