Quincy, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: I want to know how to put the correct biological father on my daughter's birth certificate. What forms do i need?

We have an Ancestry DNA test as proof.

The biological father has agreed.

There is a father already listed.

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Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
Answered
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You do not mention if there is currently a father listed on the birth certificate. Depending on that fact you may need to file a paternity action. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific guidance.

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
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Answered
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: To add the father's name to the birth certificate, the parents can complete The Affirmation of Common Child(ren) Born in Florida form (DH-743A) or provide a written statement under oath to the Clerk of Court when they apply for their marriage license.

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