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Prince’s Paternity Action

In recent weeks, the news has been full of stories surrounding the singer Prince’s death. In the latest addition to the saga, a man has claimed that he is the late artist’s son and wants a paternity test. If the man’s relationship to the singer can be proved by clear and convincing evidence, he would stand to gain a sizable portion of Prince’s estate because there have been reports that Prince did not leave a will. Proving paternity in the distribution of Prince’s assets will likely get much more news attention. Why is it Important to Determine Paternity? In addition to the complications that can arise in the distribution of an estate after an individual’s death, there are many reasons … Continued