Do both parents have to be present to sign a newborn's birth certificate?

Answer The mother must be of course. Yet, if the father can not be then no, or if you don't want the father to sign he does not have to. In Michigan when a child is born the mother fills out a form. The m... Read More »

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Can a child receive social security if the man didnt sign the birth certificate sign?

Can the father's name be put on the birth certificate if not present?

In Arkansas, if the father is not present or if the parents are not married, the father has to sign an affidavit of paternity before his name can be placed on the child's birth certificate. Check w... Read More »

When has a mother ever been able to put child's father's name on birth certificate without him being present?

Until the 70s or 80s, a mother could put anyone's name on the birth certificate as the father.

What if your adopted parents put unknown parents to the birth certificate do you have the rights of their property?