What if you dont sign a birth certificate?

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If the parents were married when the child was conceived/born, paternity is assumed. Also, the other parent and/or the State may decide to file a motion in court to determine paternity.
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What does signing the birth certificate mean?

By signing a birth certificate you are stating that you are the parent and waving right to a paternity or maternity test.. or signing you up as a commercial vessel into the s

Who signs the birth certificate if the father does not?

When I had my daughter, her father was not able to be there at the time, so I was the only one to sign the birth certifiate as a parent. The father's name can be added by the

If the father did not sign the birth certificate how can he sign it?

My son experienced this situation. In California, the answer is to go to the hospital of birth where he showed his California driver's license, Social Security Card, and a DNA

If you are overseas do you have to sign the birth certificate?

You cant. What you have to do is get an affadavit of paternity, which has to be signed and notarized by both parents, but not at the same time. Both parents sign and have it n

What happens to child if woman is married but husband left 8 years ago and baby is 3 and dont know who the father is but has a man to sign birth certificate?

How could you have a 3 year old from a husband that left you 8 years ago? If the husband is not the father and there is no father listed on the birth certificate and if a man
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Can you sign the birth certificate if you are not the father?

Yes, but if the action is challenged by the biological father the BC and the custodial rights to the child can be altered. Technically some might view such an action as fraud
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Can a grandparent sign the birth certificate?

No. Not if they are not the parent. Signing a birth certificate is acknowledgement of parentage. No. Not if they are not the parent. Signing a birth certificate is acknowledg
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Can anyone sign a birth certificate?

No because the person who provides the information on a birth certificate is attesting to its veracity. A birth certificate is an official record. There may be sanctions impos
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How much is it for the father to sign a birth certificate if did not sign at birth?

In most states there is no charge. The father can go to the local health department and request a paternity affadavit. You will have to go get your signature notarized (althou