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Need to know how to get a birth certificate from a private

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need to know how to get a birth certificate from a private adoption from 1974
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: don't know how to get started so no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am the birth mother and last week the child found me through ancestry .com, he wants the birth certificate
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Legal Eagle replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Legal Eagle replied 5 months ago.

The State of Texas actually allows you to recover duplicate birth certificates through their Department of State Health Services

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/vs/reqproc/certified_copy.shtm

Expert:  Legal Eagle replied 5 months ago.

Congrats on finding your birth child!

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