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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. Ch ( Full Answer )
In Children and the Law

What rights does a father have if not wed to mother and not on the birth certificate but the child carries your last name?

Answer . none . Answer . none, becasue you are not on the birth certificate you need to establish paternity first. if she doesn't ask for aide from the state or money ( Full Answer )
In Children and the Law

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 ( Full Answer )
In Custody

If the fathers name was never on the birth certificate and he was in another state can the teenage unwed mother give the child her stepdads last name in Michigan?

No. If the Bio father doesn't file the name change with you, you will have to give information so that he can be notified. That would include his name and his current or last ( Full Answer )
In Divorce and Marriage Law

Can an illegitimate adult child legally change their birth certificate to list the name of their true biological father if the mother knowingly falsified the document when the child was born?

You need to contact the Bureau of Vital Statistics (located at the capitol city) of the state you were born in. You can phone them. They would be able to tell you whether it c ( Full Answer )
In Custody

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 petiti ( Full Answer )
In Custody

What rights does an unmarried father have when he signed the birth certificate and the child carries his last name?

State laws vary and an unmarried father's parental rights must be established legally, in court. You need to visit the family court in your area and ask if the acknowledgment ( Full Answer )
In Children and the Law

Can the mother change her child's last name if the fathers name is not on birth certificate and she wants her child to have another last name?

Please include your location when asking legal questions, as laws vary by state/country. Generally, she will be required to seek and obtain the father's permission for the nam ( Full Answer )