Q: We are in Georgia. My fiancé found out about his 6 year old son a year ago. He’s paying child support due to paternity
Confirm he was however this child is named after another man who signed the birth certificate. Is he legally responsible if someone else acknowledged the child and signed the birth certificate?
A: If he is the father he is legally responsible regardless of who signed the birth certificate and even if the child was named after another man. The other man didn't accept responsibility for that child for the next 18 years simply because he signed the birth certificate, if it's not his biological child.
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