Parentage is the legal status of being a parent.
Paternity is the legal status of being a father.
Establishing parentage is the process for determining the legal parents of a child.
Judgment of parentage is a court order establishing the legal parent of a child.
Order of filiation is a court order establishing the legal father of a child.
Assisted reproduction refers to methods of having a child other than sexual intercourse, such as surrogacy or in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Intended parent is a person who intends to be a legal parent of a child born through assisted reproduction.