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Asked on: 1/31/12, 11:27 am

if i signed the birth certificate is my child legit?

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Answered on: 1/31/12, 12:02 pm by Glen Ashman

Signing a birth certificate does not legitimize a child in Georgia.

To legitimate the child, you either have to sign a legitimization acknowledgment or a case in Superior Court. (In some cases, marrying the mother also can accomplish legitimizing a child, depending on when you do it).

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