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Q: Why won't courthouse correct date on birth certificate?

The local courthouse made a mistake when they recorded the birthdate of my brother when he was born. He is deceased now and we want his correct birthdate on his birth certificate. The hospital he was born in has the correct date but the courthouse still won't change it.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Oct 21, 2015

I expect that the courthouse doesn't have the authority to make such a correction. Why is it important to you?

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Q: I've been separated from my daughter's father 4.5 years. No custody agreement and need to move 20 hrs away. Can I?

My boyfriend of almost 5 years is up for a large promotion that would move us from IA to FL. Her father and I have no custody agreement, and he travels for business for weeks at a time. I want her to go with us, but I don't know what the law is on this. He has never paid child support and... Read more »

John Arthur Smitten
John Arthur Smitten
answered on Sep 16, 2014

If not married to him and no orders in place then yes you can move, otherwise no. You should still get a custody Order. Use of a lawyer is recommended.

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