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Clare, Family Solicitor
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if a father is not on the childs birth certificate can he force

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if a father is not on the childs birth certificate can he force a dna test to prove he is the childs father
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
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Yes it is possible for the putative father to apply to the court for Declaration of Parentage.
The court will then Order a DNA test - and if the mother refuses it will be assumed that he IS the father and an Order made which will allow his name to be added to the Certificate
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