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Im looking into changing my sons surname when me and my partner
I'm looking into changing my son's surname when me and my partner get married this year. His real dad is named on the birth certificate but I know he won't sign anything. My son hasn't seen his real d… read more
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My son has my surname on his birth certificate and I have since married after 4 yrs. His
My son has my surname on his birth certificate and I have since married after 4 yrs. His father is refusing to sign the letter of consent even though he has a family with his Now partner, I feel Joshu… read more
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Clare
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What legal action can be taken if an incorrect fathers name
What legal action can be taken if an incorrect father's name has been entered on a child's Birth Certificate? What legal action can be taken if this situation has existed for many years? Is it an offe… read more
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Hi. This question is regarding a slightly dark chapter in my
Hi. This question is regarding a slightly dark chapter in my life... When my son was born in 2000 I was officially single. I gave him the surname of the man I believed to be his father and my own surn… read more
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Clare
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My ex Partner and i were never married but we lived together
My ex Partner and i were never married but we lived together for 5 years as a family unit and shared a house, bill's etc. We hade a son together on the 19 may 2010, in November 2010 we seperated. I am… read more
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Clare
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The Mother of my Sons baby does not want his name on the Birth
The Mother of my Son's baby does not want his name on the Birth Certificate but says she will put his name down as the Father would he still have any rights to any access or decisions to the Baby if h… read more
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Good day! I am a single mother of a 2 year old child in
Good day! I am a single mother of a 2 year old child in London. I would like to know if the father of the child has the right for the full custody even if the surname of the child was named by the fat… read more
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my husband left me when i was 8 weeks pregnant. baby is now
my husband left me when i was 8 weeks pregnant. baby is now here but although i started divorce proccedings we still r legally married. i need 2 register babys birth but want 2 use my maiden surname a… read more
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Clare
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I understand if I dont put the father on the birth certificate
I understand if I don't put the father on the birth certificate he has no parental rights to the child. Does he still have to pay maintenance? Also, as we are not married and I do put his name on the … read more
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Glos solicitor
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can children from a previous marriage,change their surname,and
can children from a previous marriage,change their surname,and change their birth certificate to someone elses name without my permission… read more
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Clare
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hi, my partner and i were seperated when my daughter (now 2)
hi, my partner and i were seperated when my daughter (now 2) was born, we weren't even speaking so inregistered my daughter in my surname, as i needed consent from him to put him on the birth cert, i'… read more
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Clare
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Hi,id like to know an information please.I got married to portuguese,
Hi,im Brazilian and i got the visa to leave for 5 years and i can work.id like to know an information please.I got married to portuguese, in the same time a had a relaship to my previous boy friend an… read more
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Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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me and my husband were married September 2008. The surname
me and my husband were married September 2008. The surname of my husband on our marriage certificate is the surname that he has grown up with ( it is the surname of his step father) his passport is al… read more
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Clare
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I am named on the birth certificate as my sons father and
I am named on the birth certificate as my son's father and now my ex-partner wishes to move to France to live with her current partner, I have access to my son several times a week at the moment and I… read more
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jusleen
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I have a one and a half year old daughter with whom myself
I have a one and a half year old daughter with whom myself and partner are no longer together. I would like to appoint guardians to take over my daughters care if I was not here. I asked my lawyer but… read more
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legal eagle 73
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hi the crb check people are questing im name at birth even
hi the crb check people are questing im name at birth even though ive only ever had the one surname is XXXXX XXXXX to worry about… read more
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Jo C.
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all my life I have had my stepfathers surname, ( I have only
all my life I have had my stepfathers surname, ( I have only just found out that he was my stepfather,) what his my legal name is XXXXX XXXXX one on my birth certificate? I don't know ifit was changed… read more
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Jo C.
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Master's Degree
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How old does my daughter need to be to decide for her self
How old does my daughter need to be to decide for her self where she lives. eg she curently lives with her mother in France (she has custody ) but would like to know if her mum can stop her living wit… read more
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