Legal Question in Family Law in Utah

babys mama just delivered her child other day, of course me and her have split up months ago, i was their for delivery but had to wait next day to sign birth certificate, i went home, and she messages me saying she refuses to let me sign the birth certificate, and i really am frustrated and don't want that, i wanna sign it, pay child support see her as much as possible.. what can i do to be able have my rights as the father even if the mother is not cooperative?

Asked on 10/07/13, 12:54 am

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Cory Wall Cory R. Wall, Attorney at Law, P.C.
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You should go to the Utah Bureau of Vital Records and file an Acknowledgement of Paternity first of all. Then you will need to file a paternity action with the District Court to establish court ordered parent time rights which will include a child support order as well. You should retain an attorney to help you as soon as you are able.

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Answered on 10/07/13, 1:16 pm

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