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

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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 paying child support if the child isn't his. It sounds as though you have been playing a game with him and also with your child. You may also have lied on official documents claiming him to be the father. Be fair and have a DNA test taken so you know who the real father is and don't lead this man to believe he is the father when he is not. Your child deserves to know his/her real father.
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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 )

How do you adopt your wife's 13-year-old daughter if her father has never seen her and does not pay any child support and the only thing that connects her to him is his name on the birth certificate?

I'm in Michigan and the way that we handled that was by calling the "County Court" where we live. They hooked us up with the Family Courts. You have to be married (at least in our state) for one year and then there is an 'application' process. It took a few months to get completed as we had to "pet ( Full Answer )

Is it mandatory in the state of Mississippi for a child to have his or her father's last name if the parents are not married but the father is paying child support?

I�m assuming the last name is different because the father did not voluntarily acknowledge paternity? I assume this because in Mississippi, if you're unmarried but paternity is acknowledged (by both parents signing an acknowledgement of paternity form) then the father�s name is listed on t ( Full Answer )

How can a father who pays child support and whose name is on the birth certificate change the child's last name to his if he and the child's mother were not married?

Answer - In most states, if the parents of a child are not married, then the mother is the sole "legal" parent of the child. Paying child support gives you no legal rights. Child support is not about anything other than helping to support a child whom you fathered. In my state, it does not even quar ( 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 )

If the father and Mother never married but the father does pay child support and his name is on the birth certificate and she is refusing visitation what are his rights?

He can, and should, file a petition with the Court to grant him visitation. Regardless of paying child support, he has the right to see his child unless he is deemed to be a danger to the child (sex offender, drug charges, violent crimes etc). If he is low income - usually double the poverty rate, s ( 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 father does not sign the birth certificate but the baby keep his last name does he still have the responsibility to pay child support?

I believe as long as the baby has his last name he should have to but even if not you can order him to get a DNA test and prove it is his if that's the case.... But if there is no name on the certificate then i don't think anything can be done....also i don't thing you can give the baby his name if ( 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 )

Can you take the fathers name off the birth certificate?

\nNo. You can not take the father's name off the birth certificate. The birth certificate is a legal document by an agency in the state of the baby's birth. If DNA evidence should prove that a different man fathered a particular child, a government agency would need to change the birth certificate.

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 )

If a father is not on the birth certificate but pays child support does he have the right to see the child?

Payment of child support would not be a reason to decide custody. Custody and visitation is decided by a judge. The birth certificate is also not a deciding factor either way. You have left out issues such as paternity and whether the payment of child support is voluntary or court ordered and why. T ( Full Answer )

How do you take fathers name off the birth certificate?

The answer is complex depending on lots of variables such as where the child was born, how old the child is, if the parents were married, and on and on. Generally speaking, if you're in the US and the parents were not married, but the father signed a 'declaration of paternity' (allowing his name to ( Full Answer )

Can you take a father off child support?

The only time you can take a father off of child support is if the mother agrees with it, but that rarely happens, so I'm going to have to say no, it's very rare, the closest you can get to not paying AT ALL, is reducing the pay .

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 )

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 )

Does a father who is unwed but on the birth certificate with no court documents still pay child support?

An unmarried father becomes legally obligated when a child support order is issued by the family court. If there is no court order any payments are voluntary. However, they should be made by check and the father should retain proof of the payments. Once the mother files a paternity suit and requests ( 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 to change father's name on birth certificate if father is deceased?

A deceased father's name is not removed from any birth certificate. The purpose of an official record of birth is to record the name of the child's biological parents. Every child's father dies at some point. Their names are not removed from the birth certificate for that reason.