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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 6(c)(7). Blood or Other Genetic Tests in Paternity Actions.

If a blood or other genetic test is used to prove paternity, the blood or other genetic test report shall be served upon the defendant party with the complaint or as soon as it is obtained. The blood or other genetic test report must be served upon the defendant party at least twenty-eight (28) days before the date set for trial together with a notice that the blood or other genetic test will be admitted under this rule if no objection is filed at least twenty-one (21) days in advance of trial. The verified expert's blood or other genetic test report shall be admitted at trial unless a challenge to the testing procedures or the blood or other genetic analysis has been made by a party at least twenty-one (21) days before the date set for trial. 

(Adopted June 7, 1993, effective July 1, 1993; amended April 3, 1996, effective July 1, 1996.)

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