Title 19, Chapter 7, Section 20
(a) All children born in wedlock or within the usual period of
gestation thereafter are legitimate.
(b) The legitimacy of a child born as described in subsection (a) of
this Code section may be disputed. Where possibility of access
exists, the strong presumption is in favor of legitimacy and the
proof must be clear to establish the contrary. If pregnancy existed
at the time of the marriage and a divorce is sought and obtained on
that ground, the child, although born in wedlock, will not be
(c) The marriage of the mother and reputed father of a child born
out of wedlock and the recognition by the father of the child as his
shall render the child legitimate; in such case the child shall
immediately take the surname of his father.