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11 APR 2018

Doktorov v Bulgaria (Application no 15074/08)

Doktorov v Bulgaria (Application no 15074/08)

(European Court of Human Rights, 5 April 2018)

Private law children – Paternity – DNA test refuted paternity – Application outside of one-year time limit for challenging paternity before court – Whether there had been a breach of Art 8

The ECHR held that the domestic court’s refusal to permit the father to challenge the paternity of the child constituted a breach of Art 8.

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(Application no. 15074/08)



5 April 2018

This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision.

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