§ 160.607. TIME LIMITATION: CHILD HAVING PRESUMED
FATHER. (a) Except as otherwise provided by Subsection (b), a
proceeding brought by a presumed father, the mother, or another
individual to adjudicate the parentage of a child having a presumed
father shall be commenced not later than the fourth anniversary of
the date of the birth of the child.
(b) A proceeding seeking to disprove the father-child
relationship between a child and the child's presumed father may be
maintained at any time if the court determines that:
(1) the presumed father and the mother of the child did
not live together or engage in sexual intercourse with each other
during the probable time of conception; and
(2) the presumed father never represented to others
that the child was his own.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 821, § 1.01, eff. June 14,
2001. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1248, § 4, eff. Sept.