Does the father have rights if his name ant on the birth certificate?
No he is then the father of the child but in order to get rights he has to go to court and prove paternity first in order to get visitation, custody and pay child support. If married to the mother when the child is born, he is automatically considered the father and have rights.
As long as the mans name is on the birth certificate, they have the same exact rights as a man who is married to their child's mother. If your name is not on the birth certificate, you have no rights to the child at all.
My husband is not my daughters biological father yet his name is on her birth cert and we are now getting divorced What rights does he have to my daughter?
He would have all of the rights that a biological father has. If he was not the biological father, then his name should not have been put on the birth certificate in the first place, unless he adopted her and the birth certificate was changed.
This begs another question: how did this man's name end up on the birth certificate? Until a court rules otherwise, he is the child's father and has all the rights that that entails.
If the fathers name is on birth certificate but child has mother's last name does that give father rights?
If the father wants custody rights, this would be usable in court.
A child's biological father can have his name added to a child's birth certificate regardless of whether or not the mother agrees to it. If the biological father voluntarily relinquishes his parental rights and the child is legally adopted by another man, his name can be added to the birth certificate in place of the biological father.
He has no rights to that child. The only way he could is if he filed for dna.
If it's established who the biological father is, regardless what name is on the birth certificate, he will have to give up his parental rights in order for someone else to adopt the child. He can also go to court and have the name on the birth certificate changed to his.
If a father signs his rights away, he can't be put on the birth certificate. This is because he is no longer, legally, considered to be the father. This is something that he should consider before signing away his rights.
Does a father who name is on the birth certificate have the same rights as the mother if they do not live together?
A father has parental rights regardless of marital status most states.
yes If it's established who the biological father is, regardless what name is on the birth certificate, he will have to give up his parental rights in order for someone else to adopt the child. He can also go to court and have the name on the birth certificate changed to his.
Probably... But the actual rights must be determined by a court pending a paternity test.
Can you put your child's father name on the birth certificate even if you are not married to that person or does he have to sign the birth certificate?
The father must sign to add his name to the birth certificate.
Whatever name is put on the birth certificate.
The biological father can legally have his name added to the birth certificate at any time, unless he has signed away parental rights and the other man has legally agreed to adopt the child. Regardless of whose name is on the birth certificate, the biological father is still required to make child support payments.
Does a father have to give up his parental rights for your husband to adopt your child if his name is not on the birth certificate?
No, if the bio's name is not on the birth cetificate then your husband should be in the clear to adopt your child!!! The father can still challenge
If a father terminates his parental rights to a child will his name remain on the birth certificate?
It depends on was the father's name on the birth certificate to begin. But usually yes as a friend of mine just adopted two children and the biological parents names are on the birth certificate and they both terminated their rights to the children. A persons name remains the same on their birth cirtificate until they legally change it, or if they are a minor, their parent legally changes it. If the father has given… Read More
Believe it or not, MANY states consider the husband of the woman who gave birth to be the legally and financially responsible father of the child she bore, regardless of whether his name appears on the birth certificate, or not.
If you give a baby your last name can the fathers last name still be listed on the birth certificate can the man be listed as the father on the birth certificate without giving the child his lastname?
Yes, but if the father is paying child support, with parental rights, he can file a motion with the court to change this.
What should the father do Mother wants to give up her rights as mother but fathers name is not on the birth certificate?
answer is simple. GET A LAWYER
What rights does a biological father have to a child when he abandoned the mother while she was pregnant and he does not live in the same country as the mother and child?
he has all the rights if you put his name on the birth certificate but if not then he doesn't have any rights unless he takes you to court has a paternity and then the courts make you put his name on the birth certificate and then you need to ask for child support
Can the father of your child take her when he gets out of prison even if she doesn't have his last name and he's not on the birth certificate?
Single fathers have no rights
Can a mother get into trouble from the law when she put her boyfriends name on the birth certificate and when she actually new who the real father was and the real father wants to be on on it?
No, it is not illegal to put the wrong name on a birth certificate. However, the biological father has the legal right to add his name to the birth certificate if he can prove that he is the child's father.
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, if he has not been around for 16 years, it is unlikely that a judge will grant anything more than… Read More
How can a father legally sign over his rights if the mother and him were never married but his name is on the birth certificate?
He has no rights to sign over. He has to request release from financial obligation from the courts.
Yes the mother has the right to put the father on the birth certificate or not.
No. Father's name is not legally required to be on the birth certificate.
If the father's name is not listed on the birth certificate but the child has his last name what are the rights of the father?
A "father" is someone for whom paternity has been established. That done, the father would have the right to pay support and petition for visitation.
only if he goes through adoption and the biological father relinkishes his rights to the child.
What kind of money would the father have to pay in order to finally put his name on birth certificate and have rights?
Putting his his name on the birth certificate is unrelated to either of these. He can do so at the time of the birth of the child, but this does not grant him any rights to the child. Neither does paying child support. Access rights are not presumed in any state, or country, except Germany. If a man is under a child support order, he can motion the the court to have his name added… Read More
No, only the biological father can sign his name on the birth certificate.
In PA being unmarried parents does the father have to be present to sign the Birth Cert for the baby to have his last name?
My daughter was born in PA, you can name your child anything you want to. Any last name, any first name, it doesn't even have to be the last name of either parent, if that's not what you want. The only thing the father has to sign the birth certificate for is for his name to be on the birth certificate. You can name your child anything you want to! ---- It should be noted… Read More
Can you legally put someone who is not the father on the birth certificate it the fathers been absent sense birth in Michigan?
No. The birth certificate should show the name of the natural father or the name should be left off the certificate. If you put a name on the certificate and you know that person not to be the father, then you have falsified a public record and in any country in the world, that is a crime.
You can put what ever name you want on a birth certificate if you are the parent.
It is possible to legally establish paternity even if the father's name is not on the birth certificate.
In Illinois in 1971, the mother of the child could put anyone's name on the birth certificate as the father. In this connection, the critical document is the acknowledgment of paternity, which is now required to add a man's name to the birth certificate.
Can father sign birth certificate allowing him to immediately enforce his paternal rights and full legal guardianship with physical custody of newborn before DHS interferes on behalf of unfit mother?
It depends on state law, but usually more than a name on a birth certificate is required for an illegitimate father to obtain custody or parental rights. He have to provide a DNA test to prove he is the father and then he can petition for custody.
What rights does a father have who's name isn't on the birth certificate but is married to the child's mother?
It varies from state to state - check with your local Legal Aid.
Yes, but if you're not married to her, you have no rights to the child. see link
If the mother is un-married, she has the right to name the child anything she wishes regardless of whether the father signed the birth certificate.
You can't remove a father's name from a birth certificate if he is the father, whether he's an illegal alien or not.
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.
no , ese the faether name is not on the certificate so it does not have proof that it's the father
Putting a father's name on the birth certificate does not make him legally the father if you are not married to him. You can put his name on the birth certificate, but realize that it has no legal impact. In order to have paternity established, it has to be done with a court order.
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.
how do I add my daughter's father name to the birth certificate? I live in New York.
Does the mother never married have to allow the father to sign the birth certificate if he wants it to add to his deers to get more money for him?
Well first of all the father doesn't sign a birth certificate he signs an acknowledgement of paternity with the unmarried mother and two witnesses to declare that he is the father. This legal document will allow the birth registrar to put his name on the birth certificate as the father. As long as the mother signs the acknowledgement then it will be legallly binding just as if they had went to court. If she chooses… Read More
If not married does the father have to be present to be on birth certificate and can baby have fathers last name?
No, mothers frequently put the name of a father, even when he not the father, on the birth certificate, often without him knowing he has a child. See related link
In the state of South Carolina is there any way for a non-biological father get any visitation rights if he signed the birth certificate and the child has his lat name?
The child's last name isn't relevant. However, once you signed the birth certificate, you became the child's father until/unless a court rules otherwise and, yes, you could get visitation.
yes you can just go to the place where you get your birth certificate and you can get it changed
No. I doubt you are the only one in the world with that last name. You don't own your last names unless you patented it. A unmarried father have rights to his child if he proved paternity in court. Not otherwise.