Q: If i refuse to sign legitimization papers, can i be forced to acknowledge them?
unlegitimized child. father has domestic violence charges and child cruelty. does not pay child support. may want to legitimize his son
A: You don't ever have to sign legitimation papers. He can file for legitimation and ask the court to award partial custody and parenting time, even if you don't agree with it. Consult with an attorney about your options.
Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer
A: I agree with my colleague, filing for legitimization is something he can do, even if you don't agree with it. But you don't have to sign the papers. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and help you plan the proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
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