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can a guy give up his parental rights to a child thats on

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can a guy give up his parental rights to a child that's on the way if the mother is going to keep it.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  MShore replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for the post, if the mother names you on the birth certificate as the father the decision to give up parental rights is not entirely yours. The court must approve your termination of parental rights. So, to answer your question, it really depends on the birth certificate.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

If at birth, the mother agrees to keep the fathers name off the birth certificate can she go back later and put the name on it?

Expert:  MShore replied 6 years ago.
Yes, she can later amend the birth certificate to name you as the father.
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