Parentage cases, also known as paternity cases, are when the court orders who the legal parents of the child are. When both parents are married to one another when the child is born, there is usually no question of who the father is; however, for unmarried parents, parentage must be established legally. In many cases,… Continue reading →
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California Health and Safety Code Section 103426, California Law Update – Changing Gender on Birth Certificates is Now an Option
Along with one of the many new laws that California has put in place recently, there is the California Health and Safety Code Section 103426, which states that it is now legal to change the gender on a birth certificate without gaining a court order. This is especially helpful for transgender individuals who wish to… Continue reading →
Can I get child support if I’m married and my husband signed the birth certificate even though he is not the real father?
When a baby is born, one of the most important things to do is to establish paternity of the child. Establishing paternity is the best way to protect the child, mother, and father and their rights to child support or visitation. There are different types of fathers, and many different ways to determine who is… Continue reading →
There are times when a birth certificate needs to be changed or corrected. Sometimes it is due to parental rights or sometimes because a mistake was made on the original document. It is important to have the name of the actual father on the birth certificate. Do you want to change the name of your… Continue reading →