Paternity

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Question: When I was born my parents were not married so my birth certificate has the name of my mother's ex-husband as my biological father. I would like to legally put my father on my birth certificate as my biological father. My mothers is deceased as well as the man that is on my birth certificate. My father has agreed to a paternity test. What steps do I need to do to have this done?

Answer: On the Arizona Dept of Health Services site there is a place to amend a birth certificate to establish paternity:  http://www.azdhs.gov/vital-records/corrections-amendments/birth/paternity.htm

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  • When I was born my parents were not married so my birth certificate has the name of my mother's ex-husband as my biological father. I would like to legally put my father on my birth certificate as my biological father. My mothers is deceased as well as the man that is on my birth certificate. My father has agreed to a paternity test. What steps do I need to do to have this done?

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