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My name is ***** ***** birth certificate as the father, even though I'm not the bio father. Do I have a right to sue for 50% custody

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Spokane Washington

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No

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I was not married to the mother,

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Good morning. Were you married to the mother at the time of the child's birth? Who added your name and what is the issue at this time?

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