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Yes, the birth certificate will not give him custody. The father have to prove paternity in court with a DNA test and he can then petition for visitation or custody. Then he can also pay child support.

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Does the birth mother have sole custody of her child if she is not married to its father but the father of the baby is not on the birth certificate?

Even if the father's name is on the birth certificate, and is living with the mother, except in Arizona.


Does the birth mother have sole custody of her child if she is not married to its father but the father of the baby has signed the birth certificate?

If the father signed the birth certificate, then the mother will have to go to family court to obtain sole custody of the child, whether or not the case will be contested.


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How do you gain custody over your child if the father does not sign the birth certificate?

If the father did not sign the birth certificate, then you already have sole custody.


Does the mother have sole custody at birth if the father's name is on the birth certificate?

The mother has sole custody if the parents are not married and there are no court orders regarding custody. A father who wishes to have parental rights must have his paternity established through the court.


Who gets custody if the unmarried single mother dies and father is not named on birth certificate?

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Can a mother have full custody if the father is not on the birth cert?

Yes, the mother can have full custody of the child if the father's name is not on the birth certificate and he has not paid any child support. However, if you just didn't want the father's name on the birth certificate at the time the baby was born, but received child support then you may have trouble getting full custody.


What if there is no court order of custody and father took child from mother?

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Do I need to file for custody if father's name is not on the birth certificate?

in the state of north carolina if the fathers name is not on the birth certificate can he file for custody?


Can an unmarried mother refuse to name the father on a birth certificate?

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Who Gets Custody When the Father is Not on the Birth Certificate and unwed?

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Who gets custody of a child when mother hangs herself and the father is on birth certificate?

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