Yes. But it is difficult to establish paternity across state lines because the laws in most states are different. Frequently, genetic tests will be ordered to help the court in the other state determine paternity. Parents residing in different states can voluntarily acknowledge paternity. Also, all states must honor paternity established in another state.
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