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I am looking to get a passport for my son, he is 14 years old we live in Massachusetts, his father has never really been in his life never paid me a dime of child support, on the passport application it states that you need both signatures of both parents that are on the birth certificate. I read somewhere that in the state of Massachusetts if you were never married the mother gets sole custody of the child. Is this true as I need to get him a passport as we are traveling in August.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in MA family court?

I just filed a complaint for custody support today the problem is I have no idea where he lives a phone number nothing he doesn't work. He gets SSI I think.

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

No

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I just need to know about the law in Massachusetts about being unmarried and having a child if the mother has sole custody

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