Can you get child support if the father's name is not on the birth certificate?

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Yes, but paternity must be established first.
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If the father's name is not on the birth papers does he have to pay child support?

Answer . \nYes. If you file for child support, the father (if the two of you were not married when the child was born) will have to take a paternity test or sign a consent form agreeing that he is the father. I am not sure how other states work but that is correct for Florida. Believe me, I kn ( Full Answer )

If you are divorcing and the father's name is not on your child's birth certificate and you are planning on marrying a Marine can you move out of Missouri to California with the child?

Answer . \nIf the court has not issued a custody or restraining order, the law assumes that either parent retains full custody rights, therefore, you may move with the child wherever you so choose. However, the biological father can file a petition to stop the move, until the divorce is final and ( Full Answer )

How can the father of a child be ordered to pay child support if his name is not on the birth certificate and his last name is unknown?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nIf the couple are unmarried paternity must be established before a child support petition can be filed.\n. \nIf the father refuses to take a paternity test the court can order him to do so.\n. \nThe matter of not knowing his last name is indeed troubling and may be ( Full Answer )

The parents of a child are unmarried and the father's name is not on the birth certificate. The mother gave the child her last name. Does she have to change it to her father's last name?

NO. In most states the father of the child must be present at the time of birth to sign the birth certificate as the father of the child. It could, in reality, be any man who would be willing to take legal responsibility for the unborn child. A child will only automatically get the father's name if ( Full Answer )

How a child have her father's last name but he didn't sign birth certificate?

I'm not sure if this is the policy in every state, but the mother can give her baby her last name or the fathers, whichever she chooses. The father doesn't have to sign the birth certificate. This seems strange, i know. But with my children, my husband wasn't there and i filled everything out myself ( Full Answer )

If the father name is not put on the birth certificate can the mother still go for child support?

Yes, even if the fathers name is not on birth certificate she can go to the local Child Support Enforcement & open up a case against him. It helps if you know the SSN, last or current job & last or current place of residency. This will help them move faster in getting what is owed to your child. I ( Full Answer )

If the fathers name is on the birth certificate does he have to pay child support if he and the mother aggree not to?

If the mother doesn't seek a child support order no one will make the father pay. However, keep in mind that the mother can always change her mind and get back child support in the future. If the child and/or mother are receiving any state assistance the father will be required to pay child support. ( Full Answer )

Does the biological father have to pay child support if his name is not on the birth certificate?

Yes, plus the mother can wait up to 18 years to file for a retroactive child support order. ---- Single Fathers As a single man, you have NO ASSUMED RIGHTS to the child. Watch the movie trailer at the link below about a single father. ᵅ But, some recent material shows there's a poss ( Full Answer )

If the father's name is listed on birth certificate does he still need paternity testing before ordered to pay child support?

No, it is up the individual to disprove paternity. You will have to pay until you prove you are not the father.. Answers. With the growing reports on Paternity Fraud in Child Support cases, a paternity test should be done on all births. A Paternity Testing Kit manufacturer is currently producing a ( Full Answer )

Do you have to pay child support if your name is not on the birth certificate and the child does not have your last name?

If you are proven to be the child's parent and the court orders you to pay child support, you have to pay it, whether or not your name is on the birth certificate or whether the child has your name. The answer is yes. The court can order you to submit to a paternity test. Once paternity has been ( Full Answer )

Do i have to put the father's name on the birth certificate?

no you do not have to put the fathers name on the birth certificate. Unless you want to. my sons fathers name is not on his birth certificate. but i have been thinking about putting his name on there. because i don't want my son to see it when he grows up and ask me why his daddys name isn't on ther ( Full Answer )

Your husband wants to adopt your child but he is not the biological father. The father's name is not on the birth certificate. What should you do?

It probably is the case then that he can do so without the biological father signing off. You would need to get some legal advice to follow up on adoption. Clarification The court will require information about the child's biological father and the mother will have to provide any informa ( Full Answer )

What If the father's name is not on the birth certificate?

Nothing happen's but the child will live with the tag of "father unknown" for the rest of their life. Paternity is presumed if the parents were married at the time of the child's birth. If the parents were not married, paternity can also be established by signing an acknowledgment of paternity or/an ( Full Answer )

The fathers name is not on the birth certificate and he has not paid child support for 16 years. Does he have any right to the child?

If he can prove that he is the biological father of the child, he can seek custody or visitation rights, regardless of whether or not he is on the birth certificate or paying child support. In fact, if he is the biological father he can legally have his name added to the birth certificate. However, ( Full Answer )

Can the father's name be put on the birth certificate if not present?

In Arkansas, if the father is not present or if the parents are not married, the father has to sign an affidavit of paternity before his name can be placed on the child's birth certificate. Check with the hospital or contact your states department of vital statistics.

If the mother and father are not married but the father's name is on the birth certificate can the father take off with the child?

NO. An unmarried mother has sole legal custody of her child in most jurisdictions. Unmarried fathers must establish their paternity legally and then petition the court for a custody or visitation order. Even after establishing paternity an unmarried father cannot just take the child. If he does, the ( Full Answer )

How do you add a father's name on a birth certificate in Michigan?

Provide the documents listed below: 1. Completed application to add a father on a Michigan birth record 2. A court order naming the father -OR- A completed Affidavit of Parentage form -OR- Court determination of paternity -OR- Court determination of heirs If there was a court de ( Full Answer )

The father is not listed on the birth certificate but is paying court ordered child support in the state of Florida. Can you change the child's last name without the father's permission?

No. The court will ask for the father's name on the petition so that he can be notified. If the father is paying child support he will be sent notice of the name change petition. Even if the child doesn't have his name he can object to the proposed change of name and the court will consider his ob ( Full Answer )

Can you take the father's name off the birth certificate if the is not the father but is paying child support?

No, you cannot remove his name from the birth certificate without going to court to prove he is not the father. Legally, he is the father and will be responsible for paying child support until the matter is resolved. He can have a DNA test done. He should request one through the court so he can stop ( Full Answer )

What if the father's name is different and not the biological father's name on the birth certificate?

Only the biological father is allowed to sign it unless the childis adopted and it has been changed by the new parents. if themother believed another man was the father and he signed, thebiological father has to leave a DNA test to prove paternity andthen petition the court to have the birth certifi ( Full Answer )

Can I remove my biological father's name on my birth certificate if I am an adult?

It depends on the circumstances but you have to go through court to do it. A birth certificate is a legal record. Generally, an amendment to a birth record requires a court order. Each state has its own rules. There are only certain reasons a father's name can be removed from a birth certificate. ( Full Answer )

Can the mother of a baby take the child out of a state if the father's name is not on the birth certificate?

A father does not have to be on the bc to have parental rights. To get his rights, if he was not married to the mother when the baby was born, he have to prove paternity in court and can then pay child support and get visitation or custody. So if he is paying child support or have visitation you nee ( Full Answer )

How is a mother legally able to receive back child support on a child who is 19 and married without any paternity testing and without the father's signature on the birth certificate in Arkansas?

A mother could obtain a child support order under those circumstances if the father didn't appear at the hearing, contest his paternity and request a DNA test to disprove his paternity. At the time of the hearing for child support the father has the right to contest his paternity and request a pa ( Full Answer )