Does a putative father's admissions in pleadings to being the child's father preclude the need for a judicial filiation decree?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Ezeibe v. Igbonekwu, 2015 ONCJ 614 (CanLII):

[29] A putative father’s admissions, in pleadings, to being the child’s father obviate the need for a judicial filiation decree. See: Thomas v. Solis, 263 Md. 536 (1971).

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