Augusta, GA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Georgia

Q: What can I do about my husband legally being named the father on the birth certificate and a child's last name changed?

My daughter's biological father who has never been in her life passed away. She's never met him been around him for been involved with him ever. My husband has taking care of her since before she was even born. I would like for the biological's name to be removed and my husband's name to be placed as the father and for our daughter to receive my husbands last name. I've been trying to do this for a while he was served papers and never responded? How do I go about doing this now that he's gone?

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Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your husband can apply to adopt your child.

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