Legal Question in Family Law in Texas

If I don't put my child's fathers's name on the birth certificate, will I still be able to receive child support from him?

Asked on 5/07/12, 3:37 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

We need more information.

Were you and the father ever married? If not, has paternity ever been adjudicated?

Generally, the name on a birth certificate has nothing to do with liability for the payment of child support.

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Answered on 5/08/12, 2:33 pm


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