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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