Q: How can I remove a non-biological father off of a child’s birth certificate when that individual is fighting me on it?
The biological father wants to be involved & I would like to legally change the child’s name as well & the non biological father is also contesting that.
A: if the biological father wants to be involved, then HE needs to file an action for paternity and child custody. The non-biological father will have to be made a party to the action, if he is on the child's birth certificate. After paternity is established, the child's name can be changed, with consent of the biological father.
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