In Tennessee if a man signs the birth certificate does he have parental rights?

Answer Answer Yes

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Does a father still have parental rights if you do not put his name on the birth certificate because you fear for your life and that of the child's?

Answer The law does not require an unwed mother to name the father on the birth certificate. A man who is not married to the mother and wants to acquire parental rights to a child must first estab... Read More »

If you are on the birth certificate have raised the child for 10 years then find out you are not the biological father what are your parental rights?

Get a lawyer. You have a couple of ways to assert your parental rights.

Does a newborn's biological father have rights if another man signs the birth certificate?

I think that a paper with a signature should not be powerful enough to separate a creature from its creator. In this case, a father and an offspring. Legally, the father of that child is the person... Read More »

Does a biological father have any custodial rights if his name is not on the birth certificate and the mother was married to another man at the time of birth?

Answer Yes, get a blood test and prove it Answer No. What is your motivation? Are you trying to destroy a marriage? Have you done anything to support your child? Given money to pay for medical or... Read More »