Saint Louis, MO asked in Family Law for Indiana

Q: Do I still need to establish paternity?

I am wanting to get full custody of my son. He was born in Kansas when I was with his mom and we all moved here a few months later. I was not married to his mom but I am on the birth certificate. Do I still need to establish paternity?

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Troy Tyson
Troy Tyson

A: That will largely depend on the laws of Kansas, so you may want to consider speaking with a good family law attorney there. However, in Indiana, the signing of a paternity affidavit (which would have been required in order for you to appear on the birth certificate) would be good enough to establish paternity.

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