If my son is trying to establish is paternity rights but he is not in the birth certificate, what does he do?

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If my son is trying to establish is paternity rights but he is not in the birth certificate, what does he do?

He does give child support and he wants 50/50 custody.

Asked on September 24, 2012 under Family Law, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

He needs to file a parentage action, also known as a complaint to establish a parental relationship.  He may want to hire an attorney, as the process can be a bit arduous and complicated.

 

Best of luck.


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