What rights does a father have if he is not on the child's birth certificate?

Answer In the US, generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a child's mother can always be iden... Read More »

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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 »

Does the father have rights if his name is on the birth certificate but has been gone for 9 years?

no No, its not right. You should take that fact to a local judge and request court ordered visitation. Answer It is only right if he poses a threat to either the mother or children. If the mother... Read More »

What rights does signing the birth certificate gives to the father?

1) the right to pay support; 2) the right to ask the courts for visitation.

What rights does a father have if paternity was never established and isn't on the birth certificate?

To have rights, the man must first be established to be the father.