Behavior is more important than science in determining paternity, a divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.

Even though a blood test showed that David Fish was not the father of a boy born while he was still married to Ruth Fish, the court said that because he acted as the father for the first three years of the boy’s life, Ruth could not seek support from the man believed to be the biological father of the child.

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