There is No father on birth certificate can stepfather adopt?
If the birth father has paid no support and has had no contact with the child for one year, the stepfather may adopt in most states without permission of the birth father. However, this is still a legal process that requires a lawyer and court documents. The price can still range from $500 to $2000. In PA you can't put a father on the birth certificate at birth unless he signs for it and fills out a admission of paternity (if mother is unwed). If he is not listed on the birth certificate he has no legal rights and you don't have to ask him for anything. Especially if he cannot prove he was there or active. And if you went to domestic relations for paternity/support and he didn't show or pay it's an admission and most likely be seen as "turning over" his rights.
If your birth father allowed your stepfather to adopt you do you have rights to your birth fathers estate?
If your birth father allowed your step father to adopt you, you do not have rights to your birth father's estate where I am sitting; however, 10 feet behind me you do. See a lawyer. Read More
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. Read More
If a man signs a birth certificate and is not the biological father must he legally adopt the baby if so how?
He doesn't have to adopt the baby. He's already the legal father. Read More
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. Read More
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 Read More
Can your new spouse adopt your children from a previous relationship if the biological father is unknown?
Yes, if there is no father's name or signature on the birth certificate everything should be fine. If there is, you would have to get that person on the birth certificate, whether father or not, to relinquish his custody. Read More
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What if your child's father has not legitimized the child and does not pay child support but is on the birth certificate can you get married and have your spouse adopt the child?
Your spouse may adopt the child but the court will have to serve notice of that proceeding to the biological father. Read More
No, you put the father on the birth certificate! Then it wouldn't be a birth certificate! Read More
yes,i think your husband can adopt your child. Without notification, the father can challenge. The man need not have ever signed or seen the birth certificate to still be ordered to pay child support. Read More
Of course, this is the case if the bio father dies before the birth of the child. The only father at the time of birth is the biological father. You cannot adopt a baby before birth - so the adoptive father signing a birth certificate, at birth, is probably not binding. And the bio father, if he is aware he is a father, must sign adoption papers. The biological father has rights under most circumstances… Read More
they should because the stepfather is the dad not the bio father Read More
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. Read More
My husband would like to adopt my daughter but we don't know where her birth father is and his name appears on the birth certificate?
There are ways around this, but you need an attorney who specializes in adoption law. Read More
Even if the father is not on birth certificate does he still have to sighn his right over for someone else to adopt?
My mother got pregnant with me and my biological father wasn't in the picture. She ended finding a wonderful man 3yrs later who did put his name on my birth certificate. They just said he was my father. I never had my biological fathers name on mine. Read More
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. Read More
If mother remarries and stepfather adopts the child and they change the name on the birth certificate can they also change the date of birth?
No, that is simply silly Read More
Yes the mother has the right to put the father on the birth certificate or not. Read More
Yes he can but if the kids father's name is on their birth certificate then you have to get permission from him. Even if he isn't active in their life he is still their father and it's something that you are required to do. Read More
Can i put a man that is not biologically my child's father on her birth certificate if he voluntarilly signs paternitythere is no name father named on her birth cert bio father ordered to pay support?
Too many people involved. Leave the birth certificate as it is. Let the biological father continue to pay child support. If the current man marries you and wishes to adopt the child, then that is another matter. Seek legal advice before doing anything to change the birth certificate. No. This would be fraud unless the child is adopted by your boyfriend. Read More
Are there any states that require a biological father to go through adoption proceedings if he and the mother marry after the baby's birth?
The biological father should have been put on the birth certificate to begin with so why would he have to adopt them. If he wasnt at birth, see if you can get the birth certificate to reflect the truth. You may need to get a DNA test results and bring it to the hospital where the baby was born. Adoption proceedings are costly and drawn out. Read More
No. Father's name is not legally required to be on the birth certificate. Read More
If the father did not sign the birth certificate, then you already have sole custody. Read More
The fathers name is not on the birth certificate does he have any rights to stop is stepfather from adopting him?
Possibly, if he sues for paternity and wins. Read More
I don't think they ever name his stepfather. His birth father, however, is dead. Read More
Legally, no. In most states, if a lesbian couple wants to legally share a child, the non-biological mother has to adopt the child. Read More
Who is the legal father of your child the man you are married to or the man on the birth certificate?
The man on the birth certificate. Read More
His mother was American, father Kenyan, and stepfather Indonesian. Read More
It's not his child to keep. The mother is comitting fraud if she knows he is not the biological father. She can ask the bio-dad to relinquish his rights and her boyfriend can adopt the child when they are married. Then he can sign the birth certificate. You do not get rights to a child just because you want to. For the child's sake there are proper legal procedures. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Generally, the man on the birth certificate is the child's legal father, unless/until proven otherwise. Read More
A child may be adopted by someone else whether or not the biological parents are alive. If they are alive permission is required. Much depends on who is the legal guardian. Consulting a solicitor/lawyer would be advisable. In the case mentioned in the question, the step-father can adopt as he is married to the biological mother. Read More
My son's father does not take care of him My other babys father takes care of him He was there since my sons birth Can he put his name on the birh certificate if not how can he adopt my son as his own?
go to the court house, and ask to be put in front of a juge Read More
Does a father have to pay child support even tho he is not the biological father and signed the birth certificate?
When he signed the birth certificate he became the father until/unless the courts rule otherwise. Read More
Yes, it can be changed after paternity of the biological father has been established by the courts, you fill out a change of birth certificate affidavit and send it in with your court documents to the bureau of vital statistics stating who the real father is and the birth certificate will then be changed. Read More
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If you sign birth certificate do you have to pay child support if later you are found to not be the father?
No. However, if the alleged father has signed the birth certificate, he is acknowledging that the child is his. There are steps to take in order to be taken off of the birth certificate and relieved of the obligation of child support, including a paternity test and an amendment to the birth certificate. Read More
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The father has to sign an acknowledgment. Read More
Yes you can leave the spot blank for instance a father. I am a teacher and have many children in my class who have no father listed on their birth certificate. Read More
You can list anyone you want on the birth certificate. Its up to the court an a paternity test to decide who really is the father. Read More
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. Read More
Does the mother of child have the right to decline the father of the right to sign the birth certificate?
No. If the father can prove that he is the biological father (with a DNA test) then he can legally have his name added to the birth certificate with or without the mother's permission. Read More
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. Read More
You can put what ever name you want on a birth certificate if you are the parent. Read More
It is possible to legally establish paternity even if the father's name is not on the birth certificate. Read More
yes you can just go to the place where you get your birth certificate and you can get it changed Read More