Queens, NY asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for New York

Q: I signed birth certificate documents thinking I was the father when the mother of the child knew I wasn’t the real fathe

She knew months before the child was born I wasn’t his father but the day he was born had me sign the documents and I believed to be the father i was with her for 11 years and help please

1 Lawyer Answer
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
  • Garden City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You don't say how long ago you signed the papers so it is difficult to give you an answer as that is a critical piece of information. However, based upon what you have said, you may be able to set aside the acknowledgment of paternity based upon fraud.

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