My son's new girlfriend is pg and says he will not be on the birth certificate and will not have his last name. Does the father have any rights in Oregon to his newborn regarding name or BC? He is wanting to both be involved with his son physically, emotionally and financially.
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Good morning,I'm sorry to hear of tthe situation.Under Oregon law, your son may file a petition with the Putative Father Registry and claim his rights as the father before the birth af his child, and thereafter may petition the court for Determination of Paternity, as well as custody/visitation and the right to be named on the birth certificate as the father.Here is a link to the Registry:
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